Lack of mental health care a factor in missing woman’s disappearance: Family – APTN News

When Angela Meyer disappeared in 2010 she was days from getting the mental health care she needed that was not available in N.W.T.

“She actually was looking forward to it,” said her father, Dean Meyer.

Dean told the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Tuesday in Yellowknife he doesn’t think the pending trip was a factor in her disappearing from Yellowknife, but he’ll never know because Angela, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen, was never seen again.

“In one week she was booked to go down south because they couldn’t look after her here anymore,” he said, his voice breaking.

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