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A spokesman for a suicide prevention and counselling service in the north west is welcoming the announcement of three new psychology posts for the region. It comes after the HSE confirmed that two psychologists have started working with the Child Adolescent and Mental Health Service. A third will take up…

The HSE says that three psychology posts still need to be filled at the CAMHS service. This Child and Adolescent Mental Service in Sligo Leitrim has been struggling to clear waiting lists where some young people have been waiting almost two years to be seen. It’s led to a strong…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says that despite months of campaigning, there has been no real improvement in adolescent mental health services in the region. Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny was speaking after members of the ‘Our Voices Their Future’ group from the region visited Leinster House yesterday. They met with Sinn…

The Health Service Executive has confirmed that a consultant psychiatrist who started work yesterday with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in the region is not permanent. The HSE says it’s a ‘locum’ position. Yesterday, a second psychiatrist started work with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in…