Government fails to deliver promised funding for mental health in budget 2018

Government fails to deliver promised funding for mental health in budget 2018 Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today expressed dismay that the Government will allocate just €15M of additional funding for mental health services in 2018. This follows confirmation today by Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, … Read moreGovernment fails to deliver promised funding for mental health in budget 2018

Mental Health Reform calls for a rights-based approach to review of Ireland’s mental health policy

Launching its submission to the Dept. of Health on their review of the national mental health policy, A Vision for Change, Mental Health Reform, the national coalition for mental health, has today called for a rights-based approach to review of Ireland’s mental health policy. The submission, based on in-depth consultation with the coalition’s 60 member … Read moreMental Health Reform calls for a rights-based approach to review of Ireland’s mental health policy

Technology for Wellbeing International Conference

ReachOut Ireland and Mental Health Reform are delighted to come together to host the fifth annual Technology for Wellbeing International Conference. The event is possible thanks to financial support from the Interreg North-West Europe Programme. The conference will take place on Thursday, 16 November 2017 at the National Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Confirmed speakers include Clare … Read moreTechnology for Wellbeing International Conference

Mental Health Reform urge Government to fulfil commitment to invest at least €55m in Budget 2018

Launching its pre-budget submission today, Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has called on the Government to fulfil its commitment to invest at least €55m in development funding for mental health services in Budget 2018. Speaking on behalf of its 60 member organisations, Director of Mental Health Reform, Shari McDaid, said, “We … Read moreMental Health Reform urge Government to fulfil commitment to invest at least €55m in Budget 2018

Hell & Back 2017

Our previous supporters… Marathon Effort! Last year, Feidhlim McGowan (Left) ran the Dublin Marathon for MHR and raised a massive €1,900 in sponsorship! Thanks to Feidhlim, MHR were able to purchase campaign materials, like posters and banners, for our #IAmAReason campaign. The #IAmAReason campaign demanded continued investment in mental health service in budget 2017. We even … Read moreHell & Back 2017

Vacancies: Two Peer Research Assistants (PRAs)

Mental Health Reform is now seeking to contract two Peer Research Assistants (PRAs) to assist with our National Consultation ‘My Voice Matters’ on the experiences of people who use public mental health services and their family members and carers. The My Voice Matters consultation will gather feedback through two national surveys (one for service users … Read moreVacancies: Two Peer Research Assistants (PRAs)

Report finds people with mental health difficulties need better availability of support to make decisions and access public services

Mental Health Reform has today launched a new report entitled, The Advocacy Needs of Mental Health Service Users Living in the Community: A Pilot Study. The report examines the need for independent, one-to-one advocacy supports for people who use mental health services and who need help to make decisions or access their rights and entitlements. The … Read moreReport finds people with mental health difficulties need better availability of support to make decisions and access public services

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

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