Fianna Fáil call for 'mental health promotion units' in schools31/10/2012 - 19:01:04
Fianna Fáil is calling for 'mental health promotion units' to be set up in schools and colleges around the country.
The party has today launched its National Policy on Youth Mental Health.
It is proposing the implementation of effective strategies to tackle bullying - and particularly cyber bullying.
It follows the funeral today of 13-year-old Erin Gallagher from Co. Donegal - who took her own life last weekend following allegations of cyber bullying.
Author of the paper, Senator Averil Power said that schools and colleges need their own mental health promotion plans:
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