(Canada) Nova Scotia: $1.8M for "youth mental health"

Sept 27, 2017, Atlantic CTV News (Canada): N.S. mental health advocate skeptical of funding announced for Cape Breton Despite the Nova Scotia government committing additional funding to mental health support in Cape Breton, an advocate in Sydney believes there’s still more to be done. As part of the Stephen McNeil government's budget tabled Tuesday, $192,000 has been allowed to hire two more guidance counsellors and one social worker…. Out of the $2.7 million added to the budget for health care, $1.8 million will go towards youth mental health in the province, including the expansion of Kids Help Phone. It's all part of a recommendation made by noted adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Stan Kutcher, who spent time in Cape Breton after three teens took their own lives in just six months.