Virtual care team aims to reduce mental health wait times in Cape Breton

The virtual care model was in the works before the pandemic

CBC NewsJean Laroche

Cape Bretoners seeking help for mental health issues are now able to get the care they need from a team set up specifically to provide it virtually. 

The plan was in the works before COVID-19 was detected mid-March in Nova Scotia, but the pandemic allowed the provincial health authority to launch the initiative this past fall, ahead of schedule.

"We used the opportunity to move things forward at an increased pace," said Dr. Andrew Harris, one of the two people who spearheaded the effort.

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CBC NewsJean Laroche, Posted: Jan 13, 2021 5:17 PM AT | Last Updated: January 13
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