Journal article

Role of the general practitioner in providing early intervention for youth mental health: a mixed methods investigation

Dorothy Leahy, Elisabeth Schaffalitzky, Jean Saunders, Claire Armstrong, David Meagher, Patrick Ryan, Barbara Dooley, Fiona McNicholas, Patrick McGorry, Walter Cullen

Early Intervention in Psychiatry | WILEY | Published : 2018


Awarded by Health Research Board of Ireland

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Health Research Board of Ireland for funding this study through its 'Health Research Award's (HRB HRA 2010/4)'. We thank the healthcare workers who supported and participated in this study and the members of the project steering committee who provided useful advice and assistance with advising on the study protocol and its implementation. We especially thank the members of the Project Steering Group: Ms Paula Cussen-Murphy, Dr Rachel.Davis, Dr Blanaid Gavin, Mr Rory Keane, Dr Eamon Keenan, Dr Linda Latham, Dr Ray O'Connor, Ms Ellen O'Dea Professor Veronica O'Keane, Ms.Edel Reilly, Professor Lena Sanci and Dr Bobby Smyth who oversaw study implementation, advised on methodology and assisted participant recruitment. "I' hanks also to Professor Ailish I lannigan, Dr Lisa Moran, Dr Aidan Culhane and Dr Pat O'Dwyer for their feedback on the questionnaire design. Finally, we would like to thank the study participants for sharing their personal experiences with US.