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More youth seeking counsel


More youth seeking counsel
CASA's chair of the board of trustees Edmund Grimes (right) chatting with (from left) Melanie Sealy, volunteer counsellor; Pauline Eversley-Jones, administrative officer; Sherryl Griffith, senior counsellor and coordinator of services; John Wilson, member of the board of trustees; and Nicole Daniel, secretary of the board of trustees, at the church service yesterday. (Picture by Shanice King.)

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More young people are seeking help with counselling through the Centre for Counselling Addiction Support Alternatives (CASA).

Chair of the board of trustees Edmund Grimes said they had been seeing an increase in those seeking assistance with substance abuse.

“There appears to be an increase in substance abuse, based on the number of requests for counsel,” he told the media yesterday.

“I think a lot of those requests are coming through the mental health hotline that was just launched. Persons are calling in and we’re helping in that regard. (RA)

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