Blog

Every week Mental Health Reform will post items relating to mental health services in Ireland. We hope that this blog will help stimulate debate about mental health and mental health services. The blog will feature items from Mental Health Reform Staff, the Director of Mental Health Reform and from guest bloggers including experts by experience and mental health professionals.

We welcome comments, however we would ask that all comments are respectful of bloggers and other commenters. Read more about our comment policy. Please note that not all blogs reflect the views of Mental Health Reform.

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Mental Health Reform asks Minister to improve access to mental health crisis supports

January 23rd, 2014

Mental Health Reform is asking the Minister of State for Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch TD, to use her powers to […]


HSE mental health funding delays will have human cost

December 18th, 2013

Mental Health Reform has today (18/12/2013) expressed frustration that the delivery of promised mental health funding for 2013 and 2014 […]


MHR’s Snapshot Analysis of Budget 2014

October 18th, 2013

While the Government’s announcement of €20 million to further develop community mental health services indicates a continued commitment to A […]


Mental Health Reform on Radio 1 News at One

October 17th, 2013

Catch up on today’s radio interview with Shari McDaid on Budget 2014 and mental health funding


Guarded welcome for Budget allocation for mental health services

October 15th, 2013

Mental Health Reform gives guarded welcome for Budget allocation for mental health services The national coalition Mental Health Reform has […]


21,000 people urge Government investment in community mental health services

October 9th, 2013

The coalition Mental Health Reform has today (09/10/2013) presented Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch TD with a […]


Mental Health Reform announces new Director, as campaign reaches 17,000 signatures

September 26th, 2013

Press Release – Immediate Release Mental Health Reform announces new Director, as campaign reaches 17,000 signatures Mental Health Reform today […]


Government told: Do What Works for Mental Health in Budget 2014

August 19th, 2013

Mental Health Reform today launched an eight week pre-budget campaign calling on the Government to “Do What Works” for mental […]


Dementia: people are the key to change.

August 15th, 2013

August’s Member Blog comes to us from Gráinne McGettrick of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, on the importance of the […]


Mental Health Reform welcomes publication of the National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan

July 29th, 2013

The coalition group Mental Health Reform has today (29/07/2013) given a broad welcome to the publication of the National Disability […]


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