Access to Addiction and Mental Health Services

Progress Report

The following table provides an overview of the deliverables outlined in the Provincial Health Plan Action Area for Access to Addiction and Mental Health Services.

Updated: January 1st, 2023

DELIVERABLE TARGET DATE REVISED TARGET DATE STATUS

Addictions and Mental Health Walk-in Clinics

Walk-in services will be introduced in the province’s 14 addiction and mental health clinics.

Q3
2021-22
 

Overdose Prevention Service

An overdose prevention service will be implemented to help people with substance use disorders.

Q3
2021-22
 

Treatment Beds

Additional beds will open in Campbellton for individuals who need treatment for their mental illness and a substance use disorder.

Q1
2022-23
Q4
2022-23

Youth Prevention Model

A new, five-year pilot project designed to prevent youth substance use will launch in several communities provincewide.

Q1
2022-23
 

Mobile Crisis Units

The mobile crisis unit will be expanded to further support citizens experiencing an addiction or mental health crisis, and ensure they receive crisis intervention.

Q1
2022-23
Q4
2022-23

Boost Mental Health App Usage

New Brunswick recently launched a suite of online mental health services, based on the success of the Bridge the gapp initiative in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Q1
2022-23
 

                            

Crisis Response Line

A new provincial phone service will be implemented to ensure addiction and mental health crisis response services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Q2
2022-23
Q1
2023-24

Youth Homes Clinical Team

Young people with complex needs who are living in therapeutic foster homes and group homes throughout New Brunswick will have access to a clinical consultation team.

Q3
2022-23
Q3
2023-24

Boost ER Staff

Mental health staff will be working in emergency departments across the province so that people experiencing addiction or mental health crisis receive more timely support through an established mental health-care team and co-ordinated follow-ups with community services.

Q3
2022-23
 

 

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Featured Content

Take a look through the materials featured in this section to learn more about the New Brunswick context regarding Access to Addiction and Mental Health Services.

Action Areas

For the most recent quarterly progress report, as well as featured material from the New Brunswick Health Council, select an Action Area from the table below to learn more.

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Access to Primary Health Care

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Access to Surgery

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Create a Connected System

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Support Seniors to Age in Place

Updated: January 1st, 2023