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Working Together for Change: A 10 Year Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Saskatchewan

Dr. Fern Stockdale Winder, Commissioner, Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan Country Resources Mental Health Strategies and Plans Saskatchewan 1 December 2014 Policy document

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The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to improving the way it responds to mental health and addictions issues, and endorses the 10-year Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan.

On December 1, 2014, Dr. Fern Stockdale Winder, Commissioner of the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan, submitted her report to government, calling for a more coordinated and timely response to people in need of mental health and addictions services.

The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan outlines 16 recommendations that fall into seven categories:

Enhance access and capacity and support recovery in the community
Focus on prevention and early intervention
Create person and family-centred and coordinated services
Respond to diversities
Partner with First Nations and M├ętis Peoples
Reduce stigma and increase awareness
Transform the system and sustain the change

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