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Dr. Diane McIntosh: More psychiatrists need to speak up about low level of care in B.C.

Over the last few years, I’ve written several opinion pieces regarding the abysmal state of mental-health care in British Columbia. While some of these issues are not B.C.-specific, I have been a psychiatrist in this province for nearly 15 years, so I am reflecting a depth of clinical experience treating British Columbians suffering from severe mental illnesses. The abysmal state I speak of is rooted in several serious systemic problems, including the lack of timely access to high-quality psychiatric care, […]

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