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LISTEN BACK: Traveller Mental Health in Cavan

Jul 26, 2022 15:07 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Traveller Mental Health in Cavan LISTEN BACK: Traveller Mental Health in Cavan
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Progress is being made to remove the stigma around mental health among Travellers in Cavan.

That's according to the HSE's first Traveller Mental Health Peer Support Worker.

Julie Duke has taken up the role after graduating from DCU last month.

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Suicide rates in the Traveller community are up to seven times higher than settled people.

Julie joined Aaron McElroy on The Wider View and started by explaining more about what she does.

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