The added stress and pressures of COVID-19 have spiked demand for mental health supports throughout Nova Scotia. Coupled with the recent mass shooting tragedy in rural Nova Scotia, Nova Scotians are particularly vulnerable during these unprecedented times.
Now more than ever, the need for innovative and accessible mental health tools are crucial as many families experience worry, anxiety and uncertainty in their everyday and professional lives.
Prior to COVID-19, wait times and access to care were two of the biggest challenges facing mental health service delivery in Nova Scotia. We need to do better for our communities, especially during these uncertain times – and we have the solution to make that happen.