Children's mental health services neglected: Kirby

Eggertson, Laura
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p471
Academic Journal
Details the plans of the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to make recommendations on a national strategy for mental health, around ways to improve mental health services and addiction treatment, in early 2006. Status of the children's mental health services according to Senator Michael Kirby, chairman of a committee examining Canadian mental health issues; Reason the shortage of child psychiatrists and community-based services has not attracted the same media attention as wait lists; Expectation of Kirby on the committee's report.


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