BNN | Bay Street veteran working to make mental health care accessible and affordable
Originally published on BNN, January 31, 2018. Interview by Jon Erlichman
BNN speaks with serial entrepreneur Sam Duboc about his personal battle with depression and his use of technology to make psychotherapy accessible and affordable for Canadians. Duboc, who co-founded the parent company of Air Miles and launched Edgestone Capital, invested in a leading psychotherapy clinic, grew its operation, and launched Beacon, a platform now working with insurers like Manulife and Sun Life.
Michael Wilson, chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and former ambassador to the U.S., spoke with BNN to discuss some of the barriers and challenges people face when it comes to accessing mental health services in Canada, and how innovations may be the way forward, including BEACON.