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Virtual Drop-in Center

Dr Linda Courey

A virtual drop in center might be one of the solutions to helping young people in CBRM who are at risk and are dealing with mental health issues.  That is one of the recommendations in a sweeping report released today called  "the youth at risk feasibility study".

It examines some of the best practices of other places in supporting young people at risk, it looks at the asset and at the gaps in service here in CBRM and it makes recommendations.

Dr. Linda Courey is the head of the addiction and mental health service branch at the regional health authority, she says this document called for a community wide response, but it is an good compass for the next steps the community should is our conversation.

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