Mental health

NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers, well-known as an advocate for mental health, continuesher work in the House of Assembly today. Rogers will present a Private Member’s Motion to create a Select Committee on Mental Health.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

NDP St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers has a practical suggestion to help government handle the extensive and varying mental health and addictions needs of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. She says it’s time to develop a comprehensive plan, and an appropriate way to do that would be for MHAs to show leadership with an all-party committee.

 
NDP Leader and Health Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) wants government to be clearer about which services it is committed to maintaining in the face of the “tough decisions” the Premier has talked about having to make due to the ongoing collapse in the price of oil.

 
NDP Leader and Health Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) continued to look for answers from the premier on the health summit he will host in January to determine how to reduce health care costs.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

NDP St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers says the huge turnout at last night’s town hall is solid proof that government must start listening and improve the ways it helps people dealing with mental health issues.

“Last night I held a town hall on mental health. Over 300 people attended,” Rogers said in the House of Assembly today.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers will host a Town Hall on Mental Health with special guests actors Mary Walsh, Andy Jones, Mary-Lynn Bernard, lawyer Mark Gruchy, and mental health advocates Roger Baggs and Paula Corcoran.

 

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