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RECESSION CITED AS FACTOR AS DEMAND INCREASES FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN NORTH-EAST

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24 Aug 2012 Comments Off on RECESSION CITED AS FACTOR AS DEMAND INCREASES FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN NORTH-EAST

Co Monaghan and other parts of the north-east are undergoing an increase in the demand for mental health services – and the current recession is being cited as a significant factor in this trend. “Financial pressures and unemployment have caused a spiralling of conditions among those who have been suffering from mental health issues and we’ve noticed a big increase in the numbers of enquiries to our help groups so far this year,” Mary French, co-ordinator of GROW Ireland in the north-eastern region said this week. GROW, a ...