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

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