Let’s seize the moment to address mental health in parliamentary workplaces
Rather than building on a system that responds to crisis, we need to rethink our mental health system so that it can promote mental wellness and prevent mental illnesses from taking hold in the first place.
Mental Health and Addictions Minister Carolyn Bennett is pictured outside of West Block on Dec. 2. Parliamentarians and Hill staff play a critical role driving the change we all want to see in mental health, writes Katharine Coons. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade