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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 / Categories: Events

Tamarack Health Advisory Council Information Session and Meeting

Event date: 9/22/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Export event

Local and area residents are invited to attend a public information session on Saturday, September 22.  This is an opportunity for participants to leanr more about addiction and mental health services, such as opiods and addiction resources and cannabis legislation.  Whitecourt Addiction Services with Alberta Health Services, will be presenting.  Following the information session, public are invited to stay for the Tamarack Health Advisory Council Meeting.

The information session runs from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and the Council meeting will run from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Forest Interpretive Centre (3002 33 Street, Whitecourt).

Healht Advisory Councils play an important role in supporting the strategic direction of AHS by engaging members of their communities throughout Alberta in a respectful, transparent, and accountable manner.  Public participation is essential to improving the quality and accountability of health services.  Working in partnership with AHS is an important way to ensure that services are more responsive to the needs of those who use them.  For more information on the Tamarack Health Advisory Council, visit the website.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta.  Its mission is to provide a patient focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.