Young adult mental health

20 February, 2018

Increase in Self-harm

There is growing concern around the rates of self harm amongst young people in Ireland. The National Suicide Research Foundation most recent figures show an overall increase in the rate of self harm since the recession.

Prof Jim Lucey discussed this on the line with Sean O'Rourke on RTE 1 Radio 

Tags:   self-harm   depression  

Today With Sean O Rourke Tuesday 20 February 2018

Today With Sean O Rourke Tuesday 20 February 2018

RTE Radio 1 - Today With Sean O'Rourke - Living with psychosis

Prof Jim Lucey

Prof. Jim Lucey was Medical Director of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dublin, from 2008 to 2019. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin. He has been working for more than 30 years with patients suffering from mental health problems. In addition to medical management, he maintains his clinical practice at St Patrick`s, where he specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders. He gives public lectures and is a regular broadcaster on mental health matters on RTÉ radio, featuring on ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke’.

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