In this video, Erica Leniczek, MA Counselling Psychologist and ZAK delve into the pressing topic of Rural Mental Health in Alberta and Canada.
Gain valuable insights and explore the challenges faced by individuals living in rural areas when it comes to their mental well-being.
Join us as we shed light on the unique experiences faced by rural communities and their mental health struggles and what tools and resources are available and what the future could look like for rural mental health needs. Eric Leniczek shares her knowledge, expertise, and personal stories to help raise awareness and foster understanding.
Throughout this thought-provoking discussion, Eric and ZAK speak on the initiatives, policies, and resources available to tackle rural mental health challenges in Alberta and Canada. Learn about the various support systems in place and the measures being taken to improve mental health services in rural areas.
Discover the impacts of geographical isolation, limited access to mental health professionals, and the stigma surrounding mental health in rural communities and gain a comprehensive understanding of the factors contributing to the mental health disparities between urban and rural areas.
Erica draws from her professional experiences in the field of mental health, shedding light on effective strategies and potential solutions. By sharing her expertise and stories, she aims to empower individuals in rural communities, encourage community support, and promote open discussions around mental health.
Don’t miss out on this eye-opening conversation that aims to bridge the gap and create awareness about rural mental health concerns.
Together, let’s work towards a brighter future for those facing mental health challenges in rural, northern and indigenous Alberta and Canada.