Donegal has highest amount of patients waiting year or more for Youth Mental health services

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It’s been confirmed that Donegal has the most patients waiting a year a more for appointments in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Figures obtained by Sinn Fein have also revealed that Donegal ranks second in the total number of patients waiting a year or more on the service’s waiting lists.

This is despite the county having the third lowest population of all the HSE’s Community Healthcare Organisations.

Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn says if you don't resource the services  properly, long waiting lists will follow suit: