Nicole Rushton (L) and Chrissy Henry provided information about services available in Burns Lake to support mental health at the Lakeview Mall on May 5, 2016.
Rushton is a project lead of a new initiative in Burns Lake called ‘Child and youth mental health substance use collaborative information,’ which is funded in part by B.C. Doctors and the provincial government. The goal of the project is to increase access to services for families struggling with mental health issues. This initiative started in the Lower Mainland and has been in Burns Lake since March of 2016. Henry works for Northern Health.