Much of our health-care delivery system is fragmented into multiple silos that do not work well together. This is not unique to Canada. It is the case in all countries.
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured in this file photo. Care co-ordination is extremely useful in improving the health and quality of life for those with mental health problems who are most at risk of falling through the cracks, writes family physician Chris Hobson. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
With World Mental Health Day this week, it’s a suitable time to discuss mental health and addiction from a broad perspective.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'