Listen as our CPMHC Social Media Ambassador Chernell Bartholomew speaks DIRECTLY to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister & Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland about her experience giving birth during the pandemic and the need for systemic change in Perinatal Mental Health Care. Chernelle was invited to speak at a Roundtable Discussion with the PM & DPM put together by phenomenal advocate Allison Venditti from the Moms At Work Facebook Group.
So what did Mr. Trudeau and Ms. Freeland have to say after listening to Chernell?
“Know that we’re going to try and help in every way we possibly can to make sure that we’re giving all the opportunities not just for you but for the kids as well.” ~ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
“We need to support new mothers a lot more than we do and I’m very interested in any kind of systemic change.” ~ Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland
We’re getting there!! Keep sending your letters!! http://www.cpmhc.ca/timeforaction
To watch the entire discussion, click here: https://youtu.be/5G1Sem_LDAw