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Mental Health: The case for a cross-jurisdictional approach combining policy and research efforts on the island of Ireland

Creator:

Dr Patricia Clarke, Centre for Cross Border Studies

Subject Keywords: Mental health
Topic: Mental Health
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: All-island
Description:

Despite the fact that mental ill-health is the most common health condition on the island affecting every fourth citizen it has long been considered as the Cinderella service within the health services, North and South.

In both jurisdictions there is clear evidence that the costs of failing to address mental health issues are farreaching, impacting on the quality of life of individuals and families, their physical health and capacity to make effective use of health services, their employment and productivity and the general economic capital of the entire community.

Date:

01/05/2009

ISBN:

978-1-906444-23-5

Rights: © CAWT
Suggested citation:

Dr Patricia Clarke, Centre for Cross Border Studies. (2009) Mental Health: The case for a cross-jurisdictional approach combining policy and research efforts on the island of Ireland [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/107310 [Accessed: 22nd July 2019].

  

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Centre for Cross Border Studies
 
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