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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…

A Sligo councillor is claiming the HSE has told GPs that they cannot any longer refer children or adolescents for specialist treatment. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy says the only option now for children and adolescents needing immediate help is for them to be brought to a hospital emergency department.…

A Sinn Fein councillor says a part-time psychiatrist is not nearly enough to cover the needs of those seeking help in the North West. Families and public representatives in the North West met with the HSE earlier this week to discuss ongoing fears over CAMHS services in the region. Cutbacks…

Families in need of mental health and respite care are to meet with the HSE next Monday. It follows the announcement that a new part time consultant psychiatrist has been appointed to the Child and Adult Mental Health Services in the North West. Continued fears over the cutback in Solas…

The HSE has confirmed that a new consultant psychiatrist has been appointed to the Child and Mental Health Services in the North West. It follows outrage by local parents of young people who use these services and say that they simply cannot get an appointment due to the backlog and…