Midlands Woman Told To Wait A Year For Mental Health Services

She says she has heard similar stories from others.

A midlands woman, who suffers with anxiety and depression, says when she contacted the HSE for help, she was told she would have to wait at least a year to be seen by clinical services.

Westmeath's Laura O Neill, says it's absolutely shocking that someone should have to wait 12 months. 

She says the  Government needs to get a grip on it as it's a deadly serious issue, as people are becoming more disconnected. 

The 31-year-old, who is a candidate for Aontú in the Kinnegad / Mullingar area, says she's heard similar stories from others:

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