The Canadian Press

2016-08-29 | Mental Health Funding

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Mental health organizations say a promise from Ottawa to improve access to services means the time is ripe to beef up a mental health system that trails other industrially developed nations. Steve Lurie, executive director of the Canadian Mental Health Association's Toronto branch, says a number of provinces have funded initiatives that, if scaled up appropriately, would make a big difference. (Most Canadian jurisdictions are proportionally in the same funding range or slightly higher than Nova Scotia, which earmarked 275 million dollars out of its overall 4.1 billion dollar health budget for mental health services for 2016-17.)

Date: 2016-08-29
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << high pitch would be it's not like we don't know what to do but there's lots of evidence there that's been established over a 30-year. About the kinds of things that work in the mental health system except that we're not finding them out of sufficient level >>