Mental Health Matters: Message from MLA Angela Pitt

By December 16, 2020Uncategorized

Airdrie-East MLA Angela Pitt has sent out a message to outline several groups committed to providing mental health support for Albertans, including the Thumbs Up Foundation. She also overviews the platforms that the Alberta government has ran to address mental health and addiction issues.

“Alberta’s government believes in helping those struggling with addiction treatment and mental health concerns with compassion, and we recognize that partnering with local advocacy groups and treatment centres is often the best way to deliver the support that Albertans need.”

“The Thumbs Up Foundation has a huge impact on our community, with nine volunteer Board Members and a group of eighteen individuals working tirelessly on the Harmonized Health project to provide community support networks and virtual programs.
Alberta’s government will continue supporting evidence-based funding programs, and ensuring that resources are there for those struggling with addiction and mental health.”

The full message can be found here.