Elizabeth May is a Canadian politician who served as leader of the Green Party of Canada from 2006 to 2019 and has been a Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands since 2011. Elizabeth also founded and served as the Executive Director of the Sierra Club Canada from 1989 to 2006.
In this episode, Elizabeth shares how her daughter’s experience with anxiety allowed her to truly understand the debilitating nature of anxiety. Elizabeth also touches on her efforts as a parliamentarian to increase accessibility to mental health resources to meet the growing demand.
"There are a lot of issues that one can say are critical for mental health, but we don't have enough mental health supports."