This September, Mental Health Reform will be hosting a series of public consultations in Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary. We want to hear your views on how the mental health services in the Mid-West can be improved. These meetings are open to anyone who has an interest in improving local mental health services however, please … Read more You can make a difference in mental health services in the Mid-West!
A recent Parliamentary Question by Deputy Pearse Doherty was replied to by the HSE which outlined that 2,440 children and young people across the country are on waiting lists for speicalist mental health services. Mental Health Reform continue to be seriously concerned about the waiting for specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Given … Read more Mental Health Reform continue to be seriously concerned about the waiting for CAMHS
A huge thank you to the Murray family and supporters who raised an incredible €2,000 at the Stephen Murray Memorial Benefit 2019. This will go directly to the campaign for 24/7 crisis mental health services for children and adults.
Today, July 10th, Mental Health Reform launched the Annual Report 2018. The Annual Report was launched with many members of the national coalition for mental health present, at the AGM 2019. During the AGM, both the Board and Executive of Mental Health Reform outlined the work being done by the national coalition towards the vision … Read more Annual Report 2018 Launch & AGM 2019
A “Coming of Age” Literary Cabaret at Buswells Hotel with Paul Lynch, in aid of Mental Health Reform. Bethencourt Productions monthly Literary Cabaret at Buswells Hotel presents a special fundraising event in aid of Mental Health Reform’s campaign for 24/7 Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services. Paul Lynch, award-winning author of three novels is our … Read more “Coming of Age”, a literary cabaret with Paul Lynch
Today, July 10th, Senator Máire Devine is moving a Bill through the Seanad. The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017 will ensure involuntary patients in hospital for mental heath treatment will have their Advance Healthcare Directives respected. Currently, involuntary mental health patients are the only group in Ireland who are excluded from having Advance Healthcare … Read more The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017
What a challenge! Lisa and Julie took on an incredible 56KM hike in France, in support of Mental Health Reform. The trek began on July 6th in Vallée de la Thur, France. Overall, Julie and Lisa completed 62KM in just 19 hours – an incredible achievement! 98,379 steps consisted of 19 hours of hiking through leafy … Read more Lisa & Julie’s 50KM Challenge
Laugh Out Loud 2019 presented an evening of comedy and entertainment. MC Shakara gathered together some of the best local talent in music, performance and comedy for an evening of promoting positive mental health through entertainment. Guests were treated to a red carpet entrance on July 6th, at the GAA Hall in Athy. MC Shakara … Read more Laugh Out Loud 2019
Mental Health Reform and the Union of Students in Ireland hosted a seminar on June 18th, exploring the implications technology has for supporting student’s mental health in third level education. The seminar is part of the eMEN project, an Interreg North West Europe and HSE funded project aiming to improve mental health in Europe through … Read more Technology and Student Mental Health
Briefing note on reform of the Mental Health Act, 2001 June 2019 What is the Mental Health Act, 2001? The Mental Health Act, 2001 (the Act) is the law in Ireland that must be followed when people go into hospital for mental health care and treatment. The Mental Health Act, 2001 Act sets out: why … Read more Briefing note on reform of the Mental Health Act, 2001