Sligo mother says people are ‘crying out’ for services for their children

A Sligo mother says parents are ‘crying out’ for proper public health services across a range of areas for their children.

Yvonne Rainey was speaking to Ocean FM News yesterday in the foyer of Sligo County Council headquarters where parents launched a petition as part of their campaign.

On April 3rd, they will march from outside the autism services centre on Mail Coach Road in Sligo to the Child and Adolescent Mental health Services office at the Nazareth House at Church Hill.

Meanwhile a meeting organised by Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy and the ‘Enough is Enough’ group will take place in St Mary’s GAA Club in Sligo tomorrow, Wednesday, night at 7pm.

It’s a private meeting for parents, guardians, carers and all those affected by conditions such as autism throughout the North West.

Yvonne Rainey told Ocean FM News that improvements are needed in many services for children and adolescents: