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Mental Health Special

28 May 2023 - 45 mins
Podcast Series Alive and Kicking with Clare McKenna

In this episode special, Clare addresses the pressing issue of long waitlists for mental health treatment for young people in Ireland and their profound consequences.

Our guests include Professor Jim Lucey, a renowned psychiatrist and former Medical Director of St Patrick's University Hospital, Niall Breslin (Bressie), a mental health advocate and founder of Lust for Life charity, and Lottie, a brave teenager currently waiting eight months for therapy.

Together, we explore the reasons behind these lengthy waitlists and shed light on the urgent need for early intervention.

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