A Look into BC’s Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions with Minister Malcolmson
Minister Sheila Malcolmson is a Canadian politician who has served as the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of British Columbia for the electoral district of Nanaimo. She was elected as MLA for Nanaimo in 2019 and re-elected in 2020.
In this episode of #OurAnxietyStories Minister Malcolmson discusses her role as Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, where she focuses on removing barriers and improving accessibility to resources. Malcolmson touches on the Ministry’s involvement with non-government organizations, such as Anxiety Canada and Foundry BC, sharing that technology has played a significant role in how the ministry has been able to support British Columbians.
"When people have the strength and the ability to identify the support that they need, it's our responsibility as a government to connect them with the care that they need, and we’re determined to do that. "