Episode 12: Talking Mental Health and Psych Emergency Services with Emma Epp and Ella Hale

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Join Matt and Jeremy for their discussion with youth mental health advocates, Emma Epp and Emma Hale. The have received widespread media attention for their campaign to raise awareness about and bring change to Royal Jubilee's Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). On the social media platforms that they run, numerous former patients have shared their stories and raised concerns about the quality of care at PES. Epp and Hale have met with the leadership at Royal Jubilee, the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, and even the Premier. In this long-form discussion, the two advocates discuss the genesis of the campaign, the need to improve mental health resources in BC, and what they hope to achieve by going public.

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