Same-day mental health services now available in N.W.T.’s Beaufort Delta region – CBC

Eliminating waiting lists part of strategy to improve mental health care in the region

Jul 26, 2017

Beaufort Delta region residents now have access to same-day mental health services.

Andrea Brown, mental health and addictions manager for the Beaufort-Delta Health and Social Services Authority, said the new model of care debuted in April. Before, there would be a two to four week waiting list, resulting in more no-show appointments.

The change came after about a year of research by Brown and colleageus in the regional N.W.T. Health and Social Services Authority as they looked into ways to improve services in the Beaufort Delta region.

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