Ottawa called on to boost community care for children with mental health issues

Too many youth are going to the hospital for mental health issues when they would be better off being treated in a community care centre, say experts.

Health Minister Jane Philpott is being called on to ensure more funding for community health care to, among other things, keep children from going to hospitals to deal with mental health issues. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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