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Mental health service goes 24-7 to assist young people

Turn2me is hoping to cater for those who cannot physically access counselling due to Covid-19

28th June, 2020
OisÍn Scollard, chief executive of Picture: Fergal Phillips

An online mental health support organisation has launched a 24-7 service to ramp up its offering to young people and their families.

Last week, Turn2me began its round-the-clock services prompted by a major escalation in uptake on its platform by people who could not access physical counselling due to the Covid-19 restrictions.

Founded by Oisín Scollard, a Facebook executive and barrister, and his brother Diarmuid, who lost their brother to suicide in 2003, Turn2me...

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