Executive Council
Health and Community Services
June 26, 2017

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Release Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will release the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan tomorrow (Tuesday, June 27). Premier Ball will be joined by the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services.

A technical briefing for media will take place at the Gathering Place, 172 Military Road in St. John’s, at 9:00 a.m. Media planning to attend are asked to pre-register with Emily Timmins, Media Relations Manager with the Department of Health and Community Services, at emilytimmins@gov.nl.ca. The announcement will follow at 10:00 a.m.

The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan is the Provincial Government’s response to the 54 recommendations contained in Towards Recovery: A Vision for a Renewed Mental Health and Addictions System for Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Media contacts
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier

Emily Timmins
Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 693-1292

2017 06 26                                                    2:00 p.m.