Mental health and addiction
Mental illness and substance misuse affect residents from all corners of the city, regardless of age, race, sex, or income.
The City has taken steps to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and drug use - and ensure that people get treatment - without sacrificing personal security.
Council is working to:
- promote healthy families and communities and protect child development
- make sure individuals have access to services that help them lead healthier lives
- reduce the spread of deadly communicable diseases, and prevent drug overdose deaths
- recognize the need for peace and quiet, public order, and safety