Action needed to prevent human rights violations against people with mental health difficulties

Mental health organisations call on the Taoiseach to urgently address discriminatory omission in the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2022 More than 25 leaders in the community and voluntary sector have signed an open letter calling on the Taoiseach, Micheál Martin to urgently address an omission in the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2022 that … Read more

Mental Health Reform demand government action in response to closure of CAMHS beds in Linn Dara

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, is today reacting with concern to the closure of 11 inpatient beds in the Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Unit (CAMHS) at Cherry Orchard Hospital in Dublin. Róisín Clarke, Interim CEO, Mental Health Reform said: “We are deeply concerned by the closure of 11 … Read more

Mental Health Reform announces appointment of Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mental Health Reform has today announced the appointment of Ms Róisín Clarke as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the coalition. The appointment follows an external recruitment process led by the Board of Directors. Róisín Clarke joins Mental Health Reform, with over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare and charity sectors. She has previously held senior … Read more

Action needed to address barriers faced by people with a dual diagnosis

Research launched to mark European Mental Health Week New research published by Mental Health Reform has found that individuals with a dual diagnosis face significant barriers to accessing appropriate care and gaining recovery. The study, entitled Dual Recovery: A qualitative exploration of the views of stakeholders working in mental health, substance use, and homelessness in … Read more

eMEN Webinar

                        Frontiers in eMental Health – The Future is Now Our final webinar in the eMEN project will focus on the future of eMental health, beyond the dramatic shift to using video platforms for therapy sessions during the pandemic. Examples include cutting-edge technologies like … Read more


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