Ireland’s readmission rate for people in severe mental health distress too high

  Ireland’s readmission rate for people in severe mental health distress too high Mental Health Reform, the National Coalition for Mental Health, has expressed serious concerns at the high hospital readmission rate for people with mental health difficulties in Ireland and the continued lack of a 24/7 community-based service for people in severe distress. Mental … Read more

Mental Health Reform welcomes appointment of Minister of State with responsibility for mental health.

  Mental Health Reform welcomes the appointment of Helen McEntee as Minister of State with special responsibility for mental health. Mental Health Reform, the national coalition for mental health welcomes the appointment of Deputy Helen McEntee as Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for mental health. Congratulating Deputy McEntee on … Read more

Lack of detailed commitment to mental health funding in Programme for Government disappointing

13 May 2016 For immediate release Lack of detailed commitment to mental health funding in Programme for Government disappointing Mental Health Reform has expressed severe concern at the lack of a detailed commitment to mental health funding in the new Programme for Government. The Director of Mental Health Reform Dr Shari McDaid said: “following the … Read more

Note on National Demonstration Thursday April 28th

We understand that there will be a number of gatherings taking place around the country tomorrow on the same theme of mental health. The only event being organised by Mental Health Reform tomorrow is the demonstration outside the Dail in Dublin at 12.30 pm, which we are hosting in conjunction with the Union of Students … Read more

Posters for you local mental health event

Please feel free to download and print these images for your local mental health event! [gview file=”https://www.mentalhealthreform.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/A3-Poster.pdf”] [gview file=”https://www.mentalhealthreform.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/A1-BLANK.pdf”]

NONE OF MENTAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR 2016 (€35 MILLION) RELEASED TO HSE.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday April 26th 2016   THE Department of Health has not yet released any of the €35 million in development funding for mental health to the HSE which was supposed to be ring-fenced in Budget 2016, it has emerged. Speaking on the Claire Byrne Live Show on RTE last night, the National Director for Mental … Read more

National demonstration for Mental Health – Thursday, April 28th, 2016

You have probably heard reports that €12 million is being diverted from the mental health budget to other areas of the health service. This is NOT OK. We need to send a strong message that mental health must be a priority for the next government. Join the Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform for a demonstration on … Read more

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