Finding a common language for mental health

Ireland has made some huge strides in its treatment of mental health patients, but are the needs and concerns of non-English speaking residents being lost in translation, asks Carmen Bryce

29th July, 2018
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Emilia Marchelewska, mental health project leader for Cairde Pic: Maura Hickey

On the face of it, we have made strides as a country in the name of mental health. Every scroll on social media reveals another hashtag mental health campaign and a star opening up about their struggles.

The fight against suicide has held the headlines as a matter of national urgency, and we have walked, talked and cycled our way to a new openness in Ireland about mental health.

While this is most welcome, and...

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