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“I stand with CMHA BC in calling for a system of care that values mental health and addiction as equal to physical health.”

5,081 SIGNATURES
Goal: 6,000
Help us keep mental health and addiction top of mind in BC

In BC, we have been paying for mental health and addiction care in the most expensive way possible. People wait too long for help, often until they are in a health crisis. At that point, they often access care through emergency rooms or police.

With a new provincial government Ministry focused on improving BC’s mental health and addiction system, now is the time to take action. We can build a system that provides the right services at the right time in order to avoid crisis, help people recover and keep people connected to their communities.

We believe action in these five areas will lead to better mental health in BC:

  • Focus on Prevention and Early Intervention
  • Build Access to an Addictions System of Care
  • Strengthen Recovery Closer to Home
  • Improve Crisis Care
  • Lead Change in Mental Health and Addiction

The CMHA BC declaration outlines these ideas for change – but we need your continued support to put these ideas into action. Get loud with us to improve mental health and addiction care in BC.

Sign the declaration.

Every day British Columbians are joining the movement for a better system of care that values mental health and addiction as equal to physical health. The interactive map shows the locations of our supporters across the province. Click anywhere on the map to zoom in and find a community close to you!

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It's time we value mental health and addiction equally to physical health. Sign the @cmhabc #b4stage4 manifesto:
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It's time we value mental health and addiction equally to physical health. Sign the @cmhabc #b4stage4 manifesto:
It's time we value mental health and addiction care equal to physical health care. Sign the @cmhabc declaration at b4stage4.ca