Half of those depressed in B.C. receive adequate treatment

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC research that found only half of depressed people in B.C. get enough treatment.

“In terms of age, the group most at risk was the younger age group because, overall, their access to minimally adequate treatment was lower although they’re a bit higher when it comes to counselling and psychotherapy. That’s unfortunate because they have a relatively higher level of depression,” said Joseph Puyat, a PhD candidate in UBC’s school of population and public health..

A similar story appeared in Metro News.