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[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health debate. Review of mental health services: discussion. (07 Oct 2020)

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Seán Crowe, Chairman, I would like to say at the outset that the committee members and I intend to give priority to this important impact which is even more important in the demanding times of the Covid-19 pandemic. Today's meeting with Mental Health Ireland and Jigsaw will give an opportunity to members to assess the gaps in services and the amount of work that needs to be done by this committee. We appreciate not only the work that our witnesses are doing on behalf of vulnerable people but also the opportunity they are giving to committee members to engage in the area of mental health. 

I welcome to our meeting the CEO of Mental Health Ireland, Mr. Martin Rogan, and Ms Gina Delaney, development officer of Mental Health Ireland. I also welcome, from Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health, Dr. Joseph Duffy, CEO, and Mr. Paul Longmore, acting clinical director…….. 

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