Riverview Hospital site to see new centre for adults with mental health and addiction challenges

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced a new mental health centre at the Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam. This new facility, aimed to support adults with mental health and addiction challenges, will have 105 beds at a cost of $101 million dollars. After stalling to develop a facility that would replace the current Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, the BC Liberal government has affirmed its intention to prioritize this commitment. The new centre in Coquitlam is pallned to open in late 2019. 

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