Funds Announced for Community Addictions and Mental Health #nlpoli

The Provincial Government has announced $140,000 for Community Addictions and Mental Health Grants.

Successful initiatives focused on one or more of six priority areas:

  • Increasing awareness and understanding of problematic substance use

  • Reducing alcohol-related harms

  • Developing supportive communities

  • Mental health promotion

  • Recreational activities

  • Child/parent/family development

These grants also complement the goals of the Provincial Government’s Opioid Action Plan which aims to reduce risks associated with opioid addiction in the province.

Thirty-six groups will receive funding for their proposals.