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Ontario Expanding Mental Health Services for Children and Youth in Nipissing

October 23, 2020

Nipissing – Today, Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing announced that the province of Ontario is investing a total of $127,400 to Hands, TheFamilyHelpNetwork.

“Our government continues to make investments to ensure children and youth in Nipissing have the mental health supports they need to assist them through this pandemic,” said Vic Fedeli, MPP Nipissing. “We have seen the demand for mental health supports for children and youth in our area and this funding will help address urgent gaps in their quality of care”.

The Ontario government is providing $24.3 million in targeted investments to hire additional staff, increase access to counselling and therapy, create new programs to help manage stress, depression and anxiety, and address eating disorders and other challenges facing children and youth. This funding is part of the government’s $176 million investment in the Roadmap to Wellness, a comprehensive plan to build a fully connected mental health and addictions system across the province.

For more information, contact:

Keri Buttle
Constituency Office
(705) 474-8340

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