News Releases


27 Manitoba Government Adds Psychiatrists To Cut Wait Times Across The Province
29 Manitoba Government Expands Funding for Youth Mental Health
15 Manitoba Government Announces Investments to Support Unsheltered Manitobans During Winter Months
12 Manitoba Government Announces First Indigenous-Led Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Now Operational
21 Manitoba Government Presents Throne Speech Welcoming 'A New Day in Manitoba
02 Manitoba Government Makes 24-7 Shelters a Reality Across Manitoba
JULY 2023
26 Manitoba Government Responds to Office of The Auditor General Reports, Announces New Independent Office of The Legislative Assembly
21 Manitoba Government Adding 17 Additional Clinical Psychologist Positions To Further Reduce Wait Times
19 Manitoba Government Launches Provincial Diabetes Action Plan
JUNE 2023
22 Manitoba Government Investment Supports 1,648 Addictions Treatment Spaces Throughout Province
15 Manitoba Government Invests $2.4 Million to Strengthen Virtual Mental Health Supports in Rural, Remote Areas
8 Manitoba Government Invests More Than $4.7 Million in New Addictions Treatment Spaces, Enhanced Community Programming in Rural, Northern Manitoba
2 Manitoba Government Expands Joint Police, Mental Health Response to Better Support Individuals in Crisis
MAY 2023
2 Manitoba Government Investing to Expand Mental Health Services for Children, Youth
APRIL 2023
25 Manitoba Government Providing More Than $2.1 Million to Support Indigenous-led Mental Health and Addictions Programming Through Indigenous Reconciliation Initiatives Fund
MARCH 2023
14 Manitoba Government Invests More Than $12 Million in First Initiatives toward Support for 1,000 Addictions Treatment Spaces for Timely, Effective Recovery
14 Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation for Licensing To Ensure Quality and Safety of Addictions Services
28 Manitoba Government Provides $126 Million to Address Chronic Homelessness
27 Manitoba Government Accepting Applications For 2023-24 Teachers' Idea Fund
06 Manitoba Government Invests Nearly $225,000 to Improve Access to Treatment of Eating Disorders For Children And Youth
25 Manitoba Government Supports Programs, Services Working to Improve Mental Health, Well-Being Of Children, Youth
24 Manitoba Government Invests $893,000 for New Indigenous-Led Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic
21 Manitoba Government Shares Support Resources for the Holiday Season
19 Manitoba Government announces Ongoing Funding for Peer Support Program
16 Province Releases New Data on Substance-Related Harms
15 Manitoba Government Expands Program to Help Manitobans Quit Smoking Provincewide
1 Province Advises of Privacy Breach at Manitoba Health Appeal Board office
9 Manitoba Government Commits to Recovery-Oriented System of Addictions Care
2 Manitoba Government Investing $390,000 to Support Expansion of Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Services
1 Manitoba Government Invests $625,000 in Initiatives to Combat Addictions
1 Manitoba Government Providing $3.6 Million Grant to Support the Downtown Community Safety Partnership
18 Manitoba Government and Council of the Federation Award $5,000 to Kidthink Children's Mental Health Centre in Recognition of Innovation and Dedication in Mental Health and Addictions Care
14 Manitoba Government Announces Intake for Her Heart Her Way Women's Heart Health Prevention Program
1 Manitoba Government Investing an Additional $1.3 Million to Support Delivery of School Nourishment Programs
9 Manitoba Government Commits $538,000 to Expand Opiate Agonist Addictions Treatment in Interlake
3 Manitoba Government Fulfils Commitment to Provide 100 Supportive Recovery Housing Beds
JUNE 2022
8 Manitoba Government Continues Support for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Program
MAY 2022
4 Manitoba Government and United Way Launch Mental Health and Addictions Services at New Youth Hubs
APRIL 2022
8 Manitoba Announces New Council of the Federation Mental Health and Addictions Award
4 Manitoba Government Invests $500,000 to Support Indigenous Residential School Healing Centres, Expand Awareness
1 Social Impact Bond Created to Help Manitobans
22 Provincial Investment Expands Program to Help More Manitobans Quit Smoking
17 Manitoba Government Invests $2 Million in Post-Pandemic Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Supports to be Awarded Through United Way
17 Manitoba Unveils Mental Health and Community Wellness Roadmap
31 Province Expands Strongest Families Institute Program to Provide Mental Health Services to all Manitobans
23 Manitobans Are Reminded Of Important Supports During The Holiday Season
21 Governments Invest in Early Intervention and Referral Program Focused on Mental Health and Addictions Treatment
26 Manitoba Government Investing $30,000 To Support Mental Health And Addictions Training For Domestic Violence Staff
26 Province Increases Investments to Support Child Nutrition Programs in Schools, Mental Health Promotion
20 Province to Expand Eating Disorder Prevention and Recovery Program
22 Province Launches Community Roundtables to Develop Action Plan for Mental Health and Community Wellness
8 Province Launches New Social Impact Bond to Support Women's Heart Health
7 Province Announces Additional Mental Health Funding to Support the Return to School
2 Province Meets Commitment of 100 New Supportive Recovery Housing Beds to Strengthen Mental Health and Addiction Services
12 Province Announces Investment into Telepsychiatry Assessments for Rural Emergency Departments, First Nation Communities
JULY 2021
19 Province Announces Consultation Plan for Mental Health and Community Wellness
16 Province Adding Six Additional Beds to Crisis Stabilization Unit in Winnipeg
8 Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinics Make It Easier for Manitobans to Access Addiction Medication, Treatment
JUNE 2021
22 Positive Results from Provincial Investments in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Supports
MAY 2021
31 Province Invests More Than $819,000 in Winnipeg Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinics
25 Province Provides More Than $220,000 to NorWest Youth Hub, Tamarack Recovery Centre
17 Province Invests $428,000 in Counselling Services, Withdrawal Management at Klinic Community Health Centre
7 Tens of Thousands of Students Benefit from Mental Health Promotion Project at Schools
APRIL 2021
23 Province Announces Additional Funding for Mental Health Programs for Teachers, Staff, Students Dealing with the Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic
16 Province Providing More Than $1 Million for Mental Health and Addictions Supports
7 Province Appoints New Deputy Ministers
MARCH 2021
18 Province Creates Five New Youth Hub Sites to Expand Co-ordinated Access to Mental Health, Addiction Services to Protect Young Manitobans
1 Seniors Care, Mental Health, and Chronic and Complex Care Prioritized in Agreement Reached Between Province and Doctors Manitoba
20 Health System Transformation Prioritizes Support for Mental Health and Addictions
5 Protecting Vulnerable Manitobans and Creating Job Opportunities Focus of New Cabinet and Departments