People with mental health difficulties must have their rights respected

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, is today reacting with concern to the Mental Health Commission’s annual report for 2019. “The Mental Health Commission’s annual report marks another year where we have failed to make a meaningful impact on the delivery of fundamental improvements in mental health services in Ireland. Behind every … Read more People with mental health difficulties must have their rights respected

Survey shows huge demand for increased mental health resources in response to COVID-19

Today, Mental Health Reform present research that demonstrates significant public demand for greater action from Government and its agencies to respond to the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research was the result of a collaboration between Mental Health Reform and the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC), a group of mental health researchers … Read more Survey shows huge demand for increased mental health resources in response to COVID-19

eMENtal Health Platform Pilot

Mental Health Reform recognise the continued challenges mental health services providers face in adapting their services to meet the needs of their clients during COVID-19. Over the last number of months, we have continued to look for innovative ways to support our members to provide these vital services to people across Ireland during the pandemic. … Read more eMENtal Health Platform Pilot

Women’s Mini Marathon: Join Team Mental Health Reform

Would you like to take on the virtual Women’s Mini Marathon while supporting our work to improve mental health services & supports for everyone in Ireland? Join Team Mental Health Reform! Your support will make a BIG difference! Registration is now open: https://lnkd.in/ebS8Ujn PS: Make sure to let us know you are running in support of … Read more Women’s Mini Marathon: Join Team Mental Health Reform

Coalition Conversations: “The Irish Context: Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health sector”

We are delighted to present the second edition in the Coalition Conversations series, “The Irish Context: Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health sector”. Prior to COVID-19, Ireland’s Mental health services, although improving, were already far behind other areas of the health service. Responding to meet the existing and additional mental health needs, organisations and services have undergone rapid transformation. … Read more Coalition Conversations: “The Irish Context: Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health sector”

Ireland’s new mental health policy must be matched by action

Mental Health Reform, has today welcomed the publication of Ireland’s new mental health policy, Sharing the Vision – a Mental Health Policy for Everyone. The policy, launched today by Ministers Harris and Daly sets out a number of progressive shifts for Ireland’s mental health system. Welcoming the publication of the policy, CEO of Mental Health Reform, Fiona Coyle, … Read more Ireland’s new mental health policy must be matched by action

Launch of the ‘Coalition Conversations’ webinar series

We are delighted to launch the new webinar series, Coalition Conversations. ‘Coalition Conversations’ will connect with experts across the sector and facilitate discussions on important topics during this unprecedented time. The aim of this webinar series is to provide a space to explore the impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health sector and the new context we … Read more Launch of the ‘Coalition Conversations’ webinar series

Sharing the Vision

Cuireann Mental Health Reform, an chónaidhm meabhairshláinte náisiúnta, fáilte roimh chinneadh an Rialtais ar bheartas nua sláinte mheabhrach na hÉireann Ag labhairt ar maidin, deir CEO Mental Health Reform, Fiona Ni Giolla Comhaill; ‘Cuireann muid fáilte roimh an gcéim thábhachtach a ghlac an Rialtas aréirr maidir le beartas náisiúnta sláinte mheabhrach nua na hÉireann a … Read more Sharing the Vision

Government approval of Ireland’s new mental health policy

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, today welcomes the Government’s approval of Ireland’s new mental health policy, ‘Sharing the Vision – a Mental Health Policy for Everyone’ for the period 2020-2030. Speaking this morning, CEO for Mental Health Reform, Fiona Coyle said “We welcome the important step taken by the Government last … Read more Government approval of Ireland’s new mental health policy

Call on Government for immediate publication of national mental health policy

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today called on the Government to immediately publish the refreshed national mental health policy, A Vision for Change, to allow for fully informed programme for Government talks and so cohesive post-COVID-19 mental health planning can begin. CEO of Mental Health Reform, Fiona Coyle, said, “It is clear to … Read more Call on Government for immediate publication of national mental health policy

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