HSC to get new unit, additional staff to support those dealing with addiction

By | September 2, 2020

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government announced it is investing $3.5 million to enhance mental health services at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.

Health Minister Cameron Friesen made the announcement on Wednesday saying the money will go towards a new unit, as well as additional addictions, mental health, and security staff.

He noted the new unit will include six more beds and two safe seclusion rooms, which will be used to stabilize people severely intoxicated by drugs or alcohol, as well as those experiencing meth-related psychosis.

This is a developing story. More details to come. 

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