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Movement on Protect Life 2 welcome - Flynn

16 January, 2019 - by Órlaithí Flynn

Sinn Féin MLA Órlaithí Flynn has welcomed confirmation from the Health Permanent Secretary that he intends to implement the Protect Life 2 Suicide Prevention Strategy.

The party’s Mental Health spokesperson and said:

"This strategy will play a crucial role in helping to ensure there is greater cooperation and coordination of services to help save lives lost to suicide.

"As much as the new strategy will help it needs to be adequately funded to help deliver for those individuals and communities in crisis.

"Sinn Féin will be requesting a meeting with the Health Permanent Secretary to ask him to outline the plans for the implementation of the suicide prevention strategy and express our frustration it took so long."

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