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HSE called on to 'urgently review' supports offered to schools following incidents of death by suicide

Feb 14, 2022 16:02 By News Northern Sound
HSE called on to 'urgently review' supports offered to schools following incidents of death by suicide HSE called on to 'urgently review' supports offered to schools following incidents of death by suicide
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Councillor Aiden Fitzpatrick says the motion follows consultation with local schools and people in the medical profession.

Cavan County Council has called on the HSE to "urgently review" the supports it offers schools following incidents of death by suicide.

The motion, brought forth by Fianna Fáil councillors Aiden Fitzpatrick and Philip Brady, also calls on the Cavan County Board to provide a key speaker in suicide prevention to every local GAA club.

Councillor Fitzpatrick says the motion follows consultation with local schools and people in the medical profession.

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Speaking on The Wider View, Councillor Fitzpatrick called for the establishment of a "critical incident plan" in schools:

Meanwhile, Councillor Philip Brady says the GAA is one of the best placed organisations to bring people together:

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