New Oireachtas research on young people’s mental health

New research highlighting children and young people’s mental health needs within school has been launched by the Cross Party Oireachtas Group on Mental Health. Co-convenors Deputy Dara Calleary (FF), Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin (SF), Deputy Simon Harris (FG), Senator Susan O’Keeffe (L) and Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan (Technical Group) asked the Oireachtas Library to conduct the … Read more New Oireachtas research on young people’s mental health

Mental Health Reform welcomes Minister Kathleen Lynch’s call for the immediate appointment of the Director of Mental Health

Minister Lynch hopes to persuade Minister Reilly that “mental health is different” and that the appointment of the Director for mental Health should happen immediately and not wait for legislation.The appointment of the Director for Children and Families has already set a precedent.Speaking to the Examiner, April 7th, the Minister also said that the Department … Read more Mental Health Reform welcomes Minister Kathleen Lynch’s call for the immediate appointment of the Director of Mental Health

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