N.B. child, youth advocate says province still lacking properly resourced mental health system

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November 09, 2023

Kelly Lamrock made those remarks in the wake of a coroner’s inquest into the 2021 suicide of a Fredericton teen. The jury made nine recommendations to ensure similar deaths can be avoided in the future. The recommendations centred on ensuring patients are aware of services and that information flows smoothly within the system and to patients. Lamrock states there’s poor integration of services, a lack of trained professionals and points to the fact the province doesn’t have a training plan for more mental health professionals.
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