Health Matters: Integrating mental health into public health

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Dr. Lesley Lutes, UBCO Psychology Professor and IHLCDP Associate, was interviewed on Global News today.  She advocates for integrating mental health into the public health system.  Listen to her interview on Global News here.

Read more about why Dr. Lutes thinks we need to integrate mental health into healthcare in CBC’s Report, “BC psychologists call on government to provide more mental health coverage under MSP,” by Sonya Hartwig (March 30, 2021) here. Dr. Lutes also spoke with Gloria Macarenko about why psychologists believe now is the time to include mental health care under basic primary care. Listen to the interview aired on March 19, 2021 on CBC here.