Passage of Mental Health Act Amendment Bill through Dáil Welcomed by Mental Health Reform

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, welcomed the passage of the Mental Health (Amendment) Bill through report stage in the Dáil today. Referring to the Bill, Shari McDaid, Director of Mental Health Reform said, “People who need inpatient treatment for acute mental distress cannot wait any longer for their rights to be … Read morePassage of Mental Health Act Amendment Bill through Dáil Welcomed by Mental Health Reform

Mental Health Reform Welcomes Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

Mental Health Reform Welcomes Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today welcomed the passage through the Dáil of a motion to establish an Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care. Speaking after the Dáil session this afternoon, Shari McDaid, Director, … Read moreMental Health Reform Welcomes Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

Mental Health Amendment Bill to go to Report and Final Stage in Dáil on Friday 14th July

Mental Health Amendment Bill to go to Report and Final Stage in Dáil on Friday 14th July Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, welcomes the progress of the Mental Health (Amendment) Bill to report and final stage in the Dáil scheduled for Friday, 14th July at 10.00am. Referring to the Bill, Shari McDaid, … Read moreMental Health Amendment Bill to go to Report and Final Stage in Dáil on Friday 14th July

Mental Health Reform call on Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health to Urgently Update Mental Health Act, 2001

Mental Health Reform call on Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health to Urgently Update Mental Health Act, 2001 Mental Health Reform has today called on the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health to quickly progress the Mental Health (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2017 to the next stage of the legislative process, when it considers the Bill tomorrow morning. … Read moreMental Health Reform call on Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health to Urgently Update Mental Health Act, 2001

Report launch highlights homeless people’s need for 24/7 access to mental health services

NEW RESEARCH REPORT HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE TO HAVE 24/7 ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Mental Health Reform and the Dublin Simon Community have today (15/06/2017) launched a joint research report, ‘Homelessness and Mental Health: Voices of Experience’, highlighting the personal stories of people who experience both homelessness and mental health difficulties. The launch … Read moreReport launch highlights homeless people’s need for 24/7 access to mental health services

Vacancies: Operations Manager and Communications & Information Executive

Mental Health Reform is the national coalition driving reform of Ireland’s mental health services and social inclusion of people with mental health difficulties. Our vision is of an Ireland where people with mental health difficulties can recover their wellbeing and live a full life in the community. With more than 50 member organisations and 10,000 individual … Read moreVacancies: Operations Manager and Communications & Information Executive

Mental Health Reform welcomes sanction for recruitment of 114 Assistant Psychologists in Primary Care

Mental Health Reform welcomes sanction for recruitment of 114 Assistant Psychologists in Primary Care Mental Health Reform has today welcomed the announcement that Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, has sanctioned the recruitment of 114 Assistant Psychologists for primary care teams across Ireland. Speaking about the announcement, Director of Mental … Read moreMental Health Reform welcomes sanction for recruitment of 114 Assistant Psychologists in Primary Care

Recommendation for significant increase in mental health investment welcomed

Mental Health Reform welcomes recommendation for significant increase in mental health investment by Future of Healthcare Committee  Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today welcomed the Committee on the Future of Healthcare’s recommendation that at least 10% of the overall health budget be ring-fenced for mental health spending. Speaking after the launch … Read moreRecommendation for significant increase in mental health investment welcomed

Recruitment Crisis in Mental Health Services Demands Action

Recruitment Crisis in Mental Health Services Demands Action Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today demanded action on the recruitment crisis in mental health services, following the closure of 11 child and adolescent inpatient beds in the Linn Dara Unit at Cherry Orchard Hospital in Dublin. Speaking this morning, Director of … Read moreRecruitment Crisis in Mental Health Services Demands Action

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