Department of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Department of Health and Community Services provides a leadership role in health and community services programs and policy development for the province. This involves working in partnership with a number of key stakeholders including regional health authorities, community organizations, professional associations, post-secondary educational institutions, unions, consumers and other government departments.

The mandate of Health and Community Services is to transform mental health and addiction services in the province as part of the Towards Recovery Action Plan. It contains 54 recommendations from an All-Party committee in 2017 which the government accepted and is committed to implementing over the next five years.

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