Posted March 22 , 2018

Provincial Mental Health & Addictions Advisory Council seeking expressions of interest.

The Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council is seeking to fill up to 15 positions. Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience, and skill-set identified in the profile linked below and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population it serves.

 

The Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council will report to the Minister of Health and Community Services (HCS). The Council will advise on key mental health and addictions matters to formulate effective decision-making and policy development; and provide oversight to the implementation of the recommendations in Towards Recovery, the mental health and addictions action plan for Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Mandate:

 

The Council will provide oversight for the implementation of the recommendations in Towards Recovery through a set of indicators that will measure process and outcome of the report’s recommendations.


The Council will specifically advise the Minister of HCS on matters related to:

  • the process and outcome of the recommendations of Towards Recovery;
  • enhancing mental health and addressing/ preventing mental illness and problematic substance use;
  • public awareness, education and anti-stigma efforts; and
  • emerging priorities requiring immediate attention. 

For more information and to apply: http://www.exec-abc.gov.nl.ca/public/agency/detail/?id=605&   

ADDRESS

P.O. Box 21157

St. John's, NL

Canada A1A 5B2

CONTACT

(709) 765-2182

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