Mental Health Reform were delighted to welcome Emma to the team for work placement as part of her college course. During the week, we worked on many different projects including a social media takeover, preparing for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and our Mental Health Act campaign. Emma has created a blog post about the week … Read moreBlog: My week at Mental Health Reform
Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today welcomed the human rights emphasis in the Mental Health Commission’s Strategic Plan, launched this morning. Speaking about the launch, Director of Mental Health Reform, Shari McDaid, said, “We are really encouraged to see the prioritisation of human rights in the Mental Health Commission’s Strategic … Read moreMHR welcome the Mental Health Commission’s Strategic Plan
We were delighted to receive the very generous donation from the Dublin Unitarian Church. The Unitarian Church picked Mental Health Reform as their chosen charity for a recent church collection in January. The congregation generously donated on the day in support of our work. We met with Rory Delaney, Deputy Chair of the Church’s Management Committee and Dennis … Read moreThank you Dublin Unitarian Church!
Mental Health Reform would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all the staff and students in Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI). We were delighted to be invited to speak at BFEI’s first Mental Health Week in 2018. The talk was very well attended and the interest and passion held for mental health was … Read moreThank you Blackrock Further Education Institute!
The HSE’s National Service Plan provides a high-level indication of priorities for mental health service delivery in 2019 along with a statement of the overall budget. In prior years, a more detailed Mental Health Division Operational Plan followed the service plan and provided further clarity on the allocation of funding for various initiatives and details … Read moreSnapshot analysis of the HSE’s National Service Plan 2019
Mental Health Reform has called for the urgent need for a time frame for the completion of the drafting of the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards (DOLs) so that people can feel protected accessing mental health services. It was originally proposed the DOLs would be introduced under the Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016 at Committee stage. Subsequently, … Read moreUrgent need for Deprivation of Liberty safeguards
Today, on the 13th anniversary of Ireland’s national mental health policy A Vision for Change, Mental Health Reform has called on the Government to learn from the past and to commit to a costed implementation plan for the updated policy due out this year. “A Vision for Change is today starting its 14th year. While the … Read moreLessons must be learned from shortcomings in implementing mental health policy
Community Development Officer – CHO 3 Job Description & Person Specification Reports to: Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer Location: Limerick City Duration: 1 year About Mental Health Reform Mental Health Reform is Ireland’s leading national coalition on mental health. With over 70 member organisations, we work together to drive progressive reform of … Read moreWe are hiring!
Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, today welcomes the aspirations set out in the HSE’s National Service Plan for 2019. Many of the objectives reflect Mental Health Reform’s pre-budget recommendations. Commenting on the plan, Shari McDaid, Director, said, “We particularly welcome the HSE’s commitment to look at providing out-of-hours child and adolescent … Read moreHSE Service Plan mental health commitments already at risk due to savings pressures
[Image Description: Graphic with a light pink background, text in the middleground reading “2018 Round Up” in darker pink font, and white snowflakes in the background.] We’re delighted to share with you a roundup of some of our work in 2018. Our thanks as always for you generous support and encouragement throughout the year! So … Read moreThe 2018 Round Up