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MHK calls for more support for 'overstretched' crisis team

Christian concerned response times aren't being met

More money needs to be invested in the ‘overstretched’ crisis team on the Isle of Man.

That’s the view of a Douglas South MHK who’s called on the health minister to divert more resource into dealing with the ‘mental health epidemic’.

David Ashford says mental health senior executives believe the budget they have been allocated is ‘proportionate.

The Crisis Response and Home Treatment Team aims to respond to urgent referrals in four hours.

But Claire Christian says she isn't confident that target is being achieved:

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