Canada’s mental health system is broken
Changes, like a 988 national hotline for crisis intervention, could make all the difference.
Canada is the only G7 country that does not have a national suicide prevention strategy. Tellingly, the word 'suicide' doesn’t appear anywhere in the mandate letter for the federal Minister of Health Patty Hajdu, pictured May 26, 2020, writes Kathleen Finlay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade