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The Rapid Access to Psychiatry Initiative

Mood disorders, such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder can have a variety of health, societal and economic impacts. According to the BC Ministry of Health, BC’s share of the economic burden associated with mental illness is over $6.6 billion each year and rapid access to psychiatric care (access in less than a few months) continues to be limited, especially for patients with mild mood disorders. Read the Case Study for more details.

Case Study (Download PDF)

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