Abbotsford News

Taylor Buis, Substance Use Clinician
"There are often misconceptions about people who use substances and how best to support them. But there are multiple pathways into substance use, no one client is the same.”
High five hand in the air
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Abbotsford Regional, Burnaby, Royal Columbian and Surrey Memorial Hospitals.
High five hand in the air
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Langley Memorial and Royal Columbian Hospitals.
Julia Wood, Substance Use Services Access Team member, with client Kaitlyn Busswood.
Substance use service helps people connect with their inner strength on their journey to wellness.
Sheile
"I’ve witnessed and experienced violence too – I was a new graduate caring for a patient with dementia – it was scary; I didn’t know what to do. If only I’d known then what I know now."
High five hand in the air
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, New Westminster iConnect Health Centre, Peace Arch Hospital and Royal Columbian Hospital.
Hannah Varto
“At The Embrace Clinic – an outreach medical service for survivors of violence such as sexual assault or partner violence – I treat women who have never had their sexual health taken seriously. That’s really sad.”
south asian health institution
This team has worked closely with gurdwaras, temples, schools and businesses to design new ways to help Fraser Health's South Asian population eat healthier meals.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital nurse Karen Chapman
Karen Chapman, emergency room nurse, Abbotsford Regional Hospital, has a knack for identifying issues and developing strategies to address them.
High five hand in the air
The week's kudos to to our amazing employees at Langley Memorial, Surrey Memorial, Ridge Meadows and Abbotsford Regional Hospitals.
Foundry
Foundry Abbotsford has officially opened its doors, providing local youth and their families with supports for their mental health, substance use and overall wellness needs.
Man sitting on a couch listening to a consultant
Fraser Health is increasing access to treatment with the balance of 147 new substance use treatment beds now open.
Render of Abbotsford emergency department expansion
The Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre will receive a $15-million boost from the Province to expand the emergency department and add a dedicated area for mental health and substance use care.
Open Naloxone Kit
Fraser Health is implementing temporary overdose prevention services in Langley, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge today.
View of Abbotsford Regional Hospital
Fraser Health will be opening a new emergency area for Mental Health and Substance Use patients at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
Front of Holmberg House
Holmberg House in Abbotsford is a new hospice that takes our current hospice model to the next level.