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Every week Mental Health Reform will post items relating to mental health services in Ireland. We hope that this blog will help stimulate debate about mental health and mental health services. The blog will feature items from Mental Health Reform Staff, the Director of Mental Health Reform and from guest bloggers including experts by experience and mental health professionals.

We welcome comments, however we would ask that all comments are respectful of bloggers and other commenters. Read more about our comment policy. Please note that not all blogs reflect the views of Mental Health Reform.

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National Demonstration for Mental Health – Thursday, April 28th

April 28th, 2016

NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH   A large number of people are expected to gather outside the Dáil and across […]


Note on National Demonstration Thursday April 28th

April 27th, 2016

We understand that there will be a number of gatherings taking place around the country tomorrow on the same theme […]


Posters for you local mental health event

April 27th, 2016

Please feel free to download and print these images for your local mental health event!


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

April 26th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday April 26th 2016   THE Department of Health has not yet released any of the €35 million […]


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

April 25th, 2016

You have probably heard reports that €12 million is being diverted from the mental health budget to other areas of […]


Please sign this petition to protect mental health funding

April 21st, 2016

Mental Health Reform is happy to share this petition which was posted by Aisling Riordan. If you believe that mental […]


Unacceptable that mental health funds continue to prop up other areas in the health service

April 18th, 2016

  Unacceptable that mental health funds continue to prop up other areas in the health service- Mental Health Reform. Mental […]


2010 – Amnesty report, Accountability in the delivery of A Vision for Change by Indecon International

April 13th, 2016

Amnesty report, Accountability in the delivery of A Vision for Change by economic consultants Indecon International. Published in 2010.  


Almost one in ten children admitted to adult mental health units in 2015 were 16 or younger.

April 11th, 2016

Monday 11 April 2016 Mental Health Reform expresses concern at the number of children under 17 admitted to adult mental […]


MHR vacancy – Research Officer

March 24th, 2016

Mental Health Reform: Research Officer Mental Health Reform is the national coalition driving reform of Ireland’s mental health services and social […]


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