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Expressions of Interest to join a Towards Recovery Project Team

June 15, 2017

Department of Health and Community Services
Mental Health and Addictions Division

Expression of Interest - Towards Recovery Project Teams

The Department of Health and Community Services is seeking individuals from across Newfoundland and Labrador to serve on project teams designed to implement the recommendations in the report of the All-Party Committee on Mental Health and Addictions (APC), Towards Recovery: A Vision for a Renewed Mental Health and Addictions System for Newfoundland and Labrador. Specifically, individuals with a variety of different backgrounds and experiences, such as:

People with lived experience of mental illness and/or addiction;

  • Family members;
  • People with experience of being incarcerated with a mental illness or addiction;
  • People with disabilities;
  • People in the deaf community;
  • LGBTQ2S peoples;
  • Indigenous peoples;
  • Immigrant, refugee, ethnocultural or racialized peoples;
  • Government employees;
  • Regional health authority staff and physicians;
  • Academics;
  • Students;
  • Advocates;
  • Youth;
  • Seniors; and
  • Community agency staff.


If you have interest and experience/expertise and would like to be part of making significant changes to the mental health and addictions treatment system and the mental well-being of all people in our province and are able to commit the time to participate in this important work, we’d like to hear from you!

Attached you will find the two documents outlining the details of the expression of interest and the application form. The deadline to submit is June 23, 2017.

To indicate your interest, please email attached form to: MentalHealthAddictions@gov.nl.ca.


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