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Building Local Connections to Address Youth Mental Health Service Gaps


A local Nurse Practitioner builds connections with other health professionals and schools to increase mental health service access for youth.

Building Local Connections to Address Youth Mental Health Service Gaps

Youth is my thing so [I am] connecting with the school a lot. I work with at the youth clinic [and] I go once a week. I connect with [Person X] who is [a] child youth mental health specialist and then we were [connecting with] [Person Y] who was a public health nurse and we would meet every Wednesday and we would have a just a drop in walk in clinic for youth so anywhere between [ages] 12 and 26 and they would come over from the schools…the local action team for mental health just trying to get different services going. So just being a part of those committees, they got my name [out there] so now I’m getting referrals from the school district.

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Mental Health | Patient Access


Tracey DeLeeuw




Community X




620 – 1665 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC. V6J 1X1


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