Launch of Annual Report 2017 and Strategic Plan 2018 – 2020

Mental Health Reform were delighted to be joined yesterday by Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, TD to launch our Annual Report 2017 and Strategic Plan 2018 – 2020. The event was also attended by MHR member organisations and supporters. The Annual Report 2017 highlighted some key achievements of the coalition … Read moreLaunch of Annual Report 2017 and Strategic Plan 2018 – 2020

Blog: Why me?

Why me? During the month of the Green Ribbon campaign in May the airwaves were full of discussion about mental health in a wonderful feast of publicity. Many of our member organisations organised events to raise awareness. Websites, Twitter feeds and Facebook posts were abuzz with individual stories. New publications were launched; broadcasters and newspapers did … Read moreBlog: Why me?

Mental Health Reform welcomes passage of Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2017

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, today welcomed the final passage of the Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2017. The Bill’s provisions amend the Mental Health Act, 2001 definition of a ‘voluntary patient’ and the principles in the 2001 Act. Director of Mental Health Reform, Shari McDaid, said, “This new law represents a … Read moreMental Health Reform welcomes passage of Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2017

Report shows Digital Technology could play important role in Mental Healthcare in Ireland

Report available here A report published today by Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has found that digital technology could play an important role in mental healthcare in Ireland. The report, entitled eMental Health: State-of-the-Art & Opportunities for Ireland, was launched today by the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, … Read moreReport shows Digital Technology could play important role in Mental Healthcare in Ireland

Appeal Court finding reflects the urgent need for full reform of Ireland’s Mental Health Act, 2001

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, is calling on the Government to urgently update Ireland’s mental health law following this week’s Appeal Court ruling. The ruling found part of the Mental Health Act to be unconstitutional because it allows an involuntary patient to have their detention extended for up to 12 months … Read moreAppeal Court finding reflects the urgent need for full reform of Ireland’s Mental Health Act, 2001

Vacancy – Expert Finance Director

Mental Health Reform are currently advertising for the vacancy of Expert Finance Director on our Board of Management. About Mental Health Reform The vision of Mental Health Reform (MHR) is of an Ireland where people experiencing mental health difficulties can recover their well-being and live a full life in their community. MHR aims to be the … Read moreVacancy – Expert Finance Director

We’re Recruiting!

Mental Health Reform are currently recruiting! To find out about our two paid positions, click the links below. Research Officer Administration and Information Officer To find out more about our volunteer positions, click the links below. Communications and Campaigns Intern Research and Policy Intern

Report demonstrates successful integration of mental health and supported employment services to support people with mental health difficulties into work

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today launched a new report entitled Steps into Work: Integrating Employment and Mental Health Supports Project final report, detailing a two-year pilot project managed by Mental Health Reform and run in partnership between the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, HSE and four local … Read moreReport demonstrates successful integration of mental health and supported employment services to support people with mental health difficulties into work

Launch of Report by Taskforce on Youth Mental Health a Failed Opportunity

Launch of Report by Taskforce on Youth Mental Health a Failed Opportunity Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today called the launch of the report by the Taskforce on Youth Mental Health a failed opportunity, highlighting the absence of any budget commitment for implementation. Speaking at the launch of the report, … Read moreLaunch of Report by Taskforce on Youth Mental Health a Failed Opportunity

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