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Over 500 Percent Rise in Children Presenting Mental Health Issues

A new study has shown a rise of more than 500 percent in children presenting mental health issues...

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18.32 17 Feb 2020


Over 500 Percent Rise in Children Presenting Mental Health Issues


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18.32 17 Feb 2020


A new study has shown a rise of more than 500 percent in children presenting mental health issues in the Temple Street Hospital in a 10-year period. Some of the main complaints they come in with are suicidal thoughts, deliberate self harm and depression. 

Paediatric specialist registrar at Crumlin Hospital Dr Eoin Fitzgerald, who was one of the people behind the study, joined Mark Cagney to explain the data and discuss the topic further. 

 


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Anxirty Children Mental Health Deliberate Self Harm Depression Depression In Young People Dr Eoin Fitzgerald Mental Health Issues Paediatrics Paediatric specialist Samaritans Samaritans Ireland Suicidal Ideation Suicidal Thoughts Temple Street Hospital

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