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Dr. Joanna Cheek: Stigma is scaring people away from talking about mental health

Opinion: A publicly funded B.C. program can help at a time when Canadians name counselling as their highest mental-health care need — yet it’s the need least likely to be met.

Joanna Cheek: Mental health care isn’t within reach to those who need it the most

With costs of mental health services a major barrier to treatment, a new government-funded program delivered by B.C. physicians is making counselling and therapy accessible

CBC Radio - On The Coast with Gloria Macarenko

The lack of family doctors in B.C. is one of the biggest challenges faced by a free mental-health program that has helped many, but still remains undersubscribed. We speak with co-founder Dr. Joanna Cheek, psychiatrist and a clinical associate professor in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, and Vancouver family doctor Dr. Fiona Petigara about the need for the program and how it works.