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Mental Health Commission of Canada chief executive Louise Bradley and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq take part in the launch of a national mental-health strategy in Ottawa on May 8, 2012.
Mental Health Commission of Canada chief executive Louise Bradley and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq take part in the launch of a national mental-health strategy in Ottawa on May 8, 2012.
(Sean Kilpatrick/Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Why a bill to give ‘high risk’ designation has mental-health providers worried

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Last year, the Mental Health Commission of Canada published a landmark national strategy on mental health, calling for significant changes to the way services are provided and a greater focus on prevention and early intervention.