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Recruitment underway for new advisory council in Grande Prairie

February 4, 2020

GRANDE PRAIRIE — Alberta Health Services (AHS) is now recruiting northern Alberta residents to become members of a new Addiction and Mental Health Parent & Family Advisory Council.

AHS is seeking people who have lived experiences with child and youth addiction and mental health issues, who are passionate about healthcare, and who are interested in listening to the experiences and insights of those living with addiction and mental health issues. Advisory council members will provide feedback and work in partnership with AHS to improve child and youth family addiction and mental health services in AHS North Zone.

The council is expected to meet at least four times a year via videoconference.

For more information or to apply to become a member of the new Addiction and Mental Health Parent & Family Advisory Council, please contact Jody Walker at 780-518-9834 or email

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.

For media inquiries, contact:

Diana Rinne
AHS Communications