Options available for Canadians seeking mental health help who face financial barriers
…Morneau Shepell, which serves approximately 20,000 clients including Corus Entertainment, recently launched its Internet Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or iCBT. Most of it is online, but there are opportunities to speak with real people. “It is a digital framework but there is a counsellor available 24/7 if you need access to somebody,” vice-president of consulting Joy Sloane said. Canadians also have access to publicly funded mental health services at local hospitals. But unless they’re dealing with an urgent issue or crisis situation, wait times for certain services can be long.
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