Calls For Increased Mental Health Protocols For Children

There are calls for clinical protocols for when a child has a mental health crisis.

It's after the Coroner's Court heard that the family of an 11 year old girl who died by suicide were advised to go to their local A&E if any concerns arose out of hours.

The inquest of Milly Tuomey from Dublin has heard that she hated how she looked, and had posted about her intention to take her own life on Instagram.

Psychologist Dr Mark Smyth says the prevalence of social media is having a detrimental affect on young people:
 

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