By Anna Ellis • 25 May 2022 • 15:01
Health Minister announces a ramping up of mental health care facilities. Credit Wikimedia
According to 20 Minutos these places will be distributed among various health departments, and will be dependent upon population.
Mínguez also confirmed the start-up of three day centres for child and adolescent mental health before the end of the year.
During his appearance at the Valencian Parliament he explained the general lines of the policy to be carried out, and has stressed the commitment of his department is to mental health.
He pointed out that, prior to the Coronoavirus crisis, mental health was “one of the weak points of the system” and that emotional consequences of the pandemic have placed it top of the agenda. “Our commitment to mental health is clear, decisive and firm,” he assured.
Miguel also pointed out that he will work with the Department of Education to detect mental health problems in schools and develop an employment plan, which is financed by European funds, for young people with serious mental illness.
Miguel, recently appointed as the Regional Minister of Health, is a doctor, head of service at the Clinical Hospital of Valencia and full professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Valencia.
Thank you for taking the time to read this article, do remember to come back and check The Euro Weekly News website for all your up-to-date local and international news stories and remember, you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.