Mental Health Reform JobBridge internship: Communications, Campaigns and Policy

Based in Dublin 7. Ref. INTE-1000399 Description The intern will gain practical experience in: -Researching press statements -Campaign launches -Media monitoring -Monitoring debates -Drafting website content -Maintaining databases -Public consultation events, meetings, seminars, conferences -Editing/writing campaigning/policy documents -Transcribing minutes, interviews -Gathering evidence on good practice in mental health -Gathering evidence on the status of mental … Read more Mental Health Reform JobBridge internship: Communications, Campaigns and Policy

Mental Health Reform welcomes deletion of “unwilling” from Mental Health Act

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today (18/12/2015) welcomed the passage in the Oireachtas of legislation to delete the word ‘unwilling” from the Mental Health Act 2001. This deletion will end the legal basis for administering ECT and, beyond three months, medication, against a capable person’s will. The deletion of ‘unwilling’ … Read more Mental Health Reform welcomes deletion of “unwilling” from Mental Health Act

IF ELECTED – debate chaired by John Bowman

THIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT If Elected: Where do the Political Parties Stand on Mental Health? Wednesday 13th January 2016, 6.30-8.30 pm Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8 As the General Election approaches, where do political parties stand on mental health? We’ve invited representatives from all political parties to take part in a public debate chaired … Read more IF ELECTED – debate chaired by John Bowman

Castlebar meeting, Monday 14th – Change of venue due to flooding

Given current weather conditions in Mayo, we will assess the situation on Sunday evening and post any update to this page and social media, in case of any additional changes to the event. Castlebar candidates’ debate on mental health, 14th December 12-2 pm Come along to a town hall meeting on mental health in Castlebar … Read more Castlebar meeting, Monday 14th – Change of venue due to flooding

Mental Health Reform welcomes deletion of “unwilling” from Mental Health Act

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has welcomed (08/12/2015) the passage in the Dáil this evening of a long awaited amending Mental Health Bill which has deleted the word ‘unwilling” from the Mental Health Act 2001. This deletion will end the legal basis for administering ECT and, and beyond three months, medication, … Read more Mental Health Reform welcomes deletion of “unwilling” from Mental Health Act

Cork voters asked to help make mental health a priority

Mental Health Reform is inviting voters in the Cork area to a town hall meeting on mental health on Monday 30th November, 5.30-8pm in the Metropole Hotel in Cork. The meeting will be attended by Minister of State for Primary and Social Care, Kathleen Lynch TD, and other candidates from Cork North Central and South … Read more Cork voters asked to help make mental health a priority

Fishamble’s Silent by Pat Kinevane, in aid of MHR

THIS FUNDRAISER IS SOLD OUT Fishamble: The New Play Company presents Silent by Pat Kinevane in aid of Mental Health Reform on Friday 4th December 2015 at 6.30 pm in the Unitarian Church, 112 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Fishamble’s Silent by Pat Kinevane is a stunning one man show. Homeless McGoldrig once had splendid … Read more Fishamble’s Silent by Pat Kinevane, in aid of MHR

MHR General Election Communications and Campaigns Internship

Volunteer position Hours of work: 4-5 days per week Duration: Minimum of nine months Working Hours: If 5 days: 34 hours per week – 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am – 4pm Friday. Reports to: Communications and Campaigns Officer Main tasks: The General Election Campaigns and Communications Intern will assist the Mental Health Reform team in the … Read more MHR General Election Communications and Campaigns Internship

Cork Candidates’ Debate on Mental Health, Monday 30th November, 6-8pm

Come along to a town hall meeting on mental health in the Cork area to hear election candidates set out their plans for improving Ireland’s mental health system. Have your say and ask them about how they will address your concerns.    When:  Monday 30th November, 6-8pm    Where: Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain Street, Cork     Speakers include … Read more Cork Candidates’ Debate on Mental Health, Monday 30th November, 6-8pm

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