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Still Waiting: First-hand Experiences with Youth Mental Health Services in B.C.

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http://www.fgta.ca/docs/0-RCY-CYMHreport-Apr2013.pdf
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This report comes from British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond. Its subject is the immediately pre-adult age group. However, from FGTA’s standpoint, it describes deficiencies experienced by families at all stages of their children’s development.

The calls on the provincial government to address urgent needs for direct mental health services in B.C., describing a fragmented and under-resourced system of services for youth ages 16 to their 19th birthday.