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B.C. announces new addiction and mental health supports for people leaving jail

90-day supports to be offered to former inmates of all 10 provincial correctional centres

The Canadian PressCamille Bains

The British Columbia government has announced inmates struggling with mental health and substance use will be supported after they leave jail by transition teams connected to all 10 of the province's correctional centres.

Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson said Monday that's an increase from inmates at five facilities getting help with services like housing, health care, transportation and treatment when they are released.

The length of time those services are offered will tr…

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The Canadian PressCamille Bains, Posted: Oct 03, 2022 7:26 PM PT | Last Updated: 31 minutes ago
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