Laois Cllr Wants Mental Health Role Reinstated

Written 2 months ago by Ben Finnegan


A Laois councillor is calling for the role of a creative workshop supervisor to be reinstated at a mental health facility for young people in the Midlands.

Mary Sweeney is urging the Minister for Mental Health Jim Daly to visit the Laois-Offaly Young Adult Mental Health Service to see the hard work being done there first hand.

The Fine Gael representative is concerned the role has been wiped from the service – which is causing concern among parents of children who avail of it.

She says the time for talking about investing in it has passed;