HSE Service Plan mental health commitments already at risk due to savings pressures

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, today welcomes the aspirations set out in the HSE’s National Service Plan for 2019. Many of the objectives reflect Mental Health Reform’s pre-budget recommendations. Commenting on the plan, Shari McDaid, Director, said, “We particularly welcome the HSE’s commitment to look at providing out-of-hours child and adolescent … Read more HSE Service Plan mental health commitments already at risk due to savings pressures

The 2018 Round Up

[Image Description: Graphic with a light pink background, text in the middleground reading “2018 Round Up” in darker pink font, and white snowflakes in the background.] We’re delighted to share with you a roundup of some of our work in 2018. Our thanks as always for you generous support and encouragement throughout the year! So … Read more The 2018 Round Up

EVENTS – European Sport Event for Mental Health 2018

EVENTS is the first European Sport Event for Mental Health in September 2018. There were 14 countries who sent  250 representatives to Athens to attend 3 days of events which involves their participation in 22 different kind of activities. The concept behind the project is a socially driven campaign led by a European collaboration to highlight the benefits of active … Read more EVENTS – European Sport Event for Mental Health 2018

Organisations call for action one year on from the Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

One year on from the publication of the Report of the Taskforce on Youth Mental Health, a number of organisations and individuals who work with children and young people have called for the report’s recommendations to be implemented in full, to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Ireland and help to … Read more Organisations call for action one year on from the Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

Support Mental Health Reform this Holiday season

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported us through buying our Holiday eCard in 2018!  Your generous donations will help make our voice louder and keep our voice independent as we campaign for better mental health services and supports for all in Ireland.  Holiday eCards An eCard is a great way to let your … Read more Support Mental Health Reform this Holiday season

#InOurHourOfNeed Photo Series

The staff and students in Blackrock Further Education Institute created a photo-series inspired by the campaign for 24/7 CAMHS. Mental Health Reform greatly appreciates the support of BFEI in the powerful and creative series of photos they have produced.  Mental Health Reform are calling on the Government to make CAMHS available to children and young … Read more #InOurHourOfNeed Photo Series

#InOurHourOfNeed: Joseph’s Story

Joseph's Story

“We met up and chatted but this was before we really knew what mental health was or how to talk about stuff properly. She seemed alright, a little low so we tried to have a laugh and cheer her up. We were going to head home, it was getting late, but there was something telling … Read more #InOurHourOfNeed: Joseph’s Story

Blog: Emma’s Journey

Emma took part in Mental Health Reform’s Stories Project in 2018. The project focused on providing public speaking and media skills to those who have experienced mental health difficulties, their family members, and those working with people who’ve experienced difficulties. Emma wanted to share her experience and did so during the BFEI Mental Health Week. … Read more Blog: Emma’s Journey

We’re hiring: Finance & Operations Manager

Mental Health Reform (MHR) is the leading national coalition driving progressive reform of Ireland’s mental health system. Mental Health Reform’s vision is for an Ireland where everyone can access the support they need in their community to achieve their best possible mental health. With a small staff team, volunteer board, more than 70 member organisations … Read more We’re hiring: Finance & Operations Manager

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