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Pat Buckley - Junior Spokesperson on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Councillor Pat Buckley is your Sinn Féin TD for Cork East.  Married with two teenage children, Pat works tirelessly for the people of East Cork. 

Pat is PRO for the Let’s Get Together Foundation, a non-profit suicide prevention group whose work has seen a dramatic fall in the suicide rate in East Cork over the last ten years. 

He understands the problems facing people locally from small businesses to farmers, to the anguish of parents watching their children emigrate and young families’ struggling with debt and unemployment. 

Pat will work to deliver a fair recovery.

Statements (59)

Short staffing in Cork County Council must be addressed – Buckley27 June, 2017

Children still being placed in adult mental health units due to lack of services – Buckley21 June, 2017

New Minister of State for Mental Health must hit the ground running - Pat Buckley TD20 June, 2017

Mental Health Act should not be used to deny patients access to medical care - Buckley13 June, 2017

Increased need to look out for those experiencing exam stress - Buckley6 June, 2017

HSE have no figures for suicide deaths in hospitals – Buckley30 May, 2017

Mental Health Services face closure due to understaffing - Buckley22 May, 2017

Drug and Alcohol treatment central to tackling suicide – Buckley18 May, 2017

150% increase in Defence Force members needing FIS payment – Buckley11 May, 2017

Cut of 19% in addiction counsellors since 2006 ‘unacceptable’ – Buckley10 May, 2017

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