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Mental Health Services

Liberal

  • Create a new federal money transfer to provinces & territories to assist in expanding high-quality, accessible, & free mental health services, with standards for timeliness, universality, & cultural competence.
  • Invest $4.5B over 5 years in the new transfer.
  • Fund a national, 3-digit mental health crisis & suicide prevention hot-line.

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Conservative

  • Propose provinces partner with us to ensure an additional 1M people/year can receive mental health treatment.
  • Provide $150M over 3 years in grants to non-profits & charities providing mental health & wellness programming.
  • Create a nationwide three-digit suicide prevention hotline.

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NDP

Work with the provinces & territories to implement a comprehensive approach to mental health services.
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Green

  • Establish a national mental health strategy & a suicide prevention strategy.
  • Negotiate the Canada Health Accord to prioritise expansion of mental health & rehabilitation services, & call for mental health services as medically necessary.
  • Increase direct federal funding for community-based mental healthcare.
  • Invest in community supportive housing.

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