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Minister Nicholas Milliken
Nicholas Milliken was sworn in as Minister of Mental Health and Addiction on October 24, 2022.
The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Mental Health and Addiction outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.
Supports Albertans experiencing addiction and mental health challenges by:
- implementing a comprehensive recovery-oriented system of care
- increasing access to evidence-based services and supports
- funding community-based programs and services
- licensing addiction and mental health service providers
- ensuring mental health and addiction services are safe and high quality
- Mar 10, 2023
Alberta’s government is providing $10 million annually to The Summit, a new mental health centre for children and youth in Calgary.
- Mar 06, 2023Expanding mental health treatment for youth | Élargir l'accès au traitement de santé mentale pour les jeunes
Alberta’s government is partnering with CASA Mental Health to expand youth mental health supports to ensure youth across Alberta can access treatment closer to home.
- Feb 28, 2023Budget 2023: Keeping Albertans, communities safe | Budget 2023 : Assurer la sécurité des Albertains et des collectivités
Budget 2023 promotes the safety and well-being of all Albertans by enhancing community policing and increasing access to recovery-oriented mental health and addiction treatment options.