Mental Health Reform welcomes funding for community mental health

Mental Health Reform has welcomed the commitment to community mental health in Budget 2013, including the announcement of an additional €35 million next year for the continuing development of community mental health teams and has urged the Government to fully honour this commitment in 2013. Director of Mental Health Reform Orla Barry commented: “We welcome … Read more Mental Health Reform welcomes funding for community mental health

Mental Health Reform welcomes funding for community mental health

Mental Health Reform has welcomed the commitment to community mental health in Budget 2013, including the announcement of an additional €35 million next year for the continuing development of community mental health teams and has urged the Government to fully honour this commitment in 2013. Director of Mental Health Reform Orla Barry commented: “We welcome … Read more Mental Health Reform welcomes funding for community mental health

Email Cabinet Ministers today on mental health

First of all, we’d like to thank you all for your support so far. But we urgently need to ask for your help again before Budget Day next Wednesday. Minister for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch has said she can’t rule out cuts to the mental health budget. The Cabinet meets again tomorrow (Saturday 1st Dec) evening to finalise Budget … Read more Email Cabinet Ministers today on mental health

10,000 people say Don’t Drop the Ball on Mental Health

Mental Health Reform has today (28/11/12) presented Minister for Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch TD, with 10,000 signatures from its petition calling on the Government not to drop the ball on mental health in next week’s budget.                         The petition urges the Government to honour … Read more 10,000 people say Don’t Drop the Ball on Mental Health

Mental Health Reform protests against unacceptable cuts to mental health budget

Mental Health Reform, its member organisations and other mental health campaigners protested today (Friday 7th September) at Government Buildings in Dublin to express their alarm at recent reports that the Government plans to use the €35 million promised for community mental health services to offset the deficit in the Health Service Executive. Despite assurances yesterday … Read more Mental Health Reform protests against unacceptable cuts to mental health budget

Mental Health Reform calls protest on unacceptable cuts to mental health budget.

Mental Health Reform is extremely alarmed by reports that the Government plans to use the €35 million promised for community mental health services to offset the deficit in the Health Service Executive. Coming just days ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September, these threatened cuts are yet another blow to mental health. Mental … Read more Mental Health Reform calls protest on unacceptable cuts to mental health budget.

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