I have said from the outset that I will not take this role lightly and will bring my practical approach to drilling down into recurring problems in the mental health service.
I’d like to tell all those people who are suffering or are in despair I have your back, and I will represent you with every fibre of my being in Seanad Éireann. I have decided on three areas on which I would like to focus.
Protecting our children
Our nation’s children are voiceless – I will be their voice until they can speak for themselves.