Greater accountability and investment is urgently needed to deliver reform of mental health services, the Irish Mental Health Coalition (IMHC) warned today at the fifth anniversary of A Vision for Change. The government’s policy for the radical overhaul of mental health services, A Vision for Change, was launched in 2006 and pledged delivery within a … Read more Accountability and investment needed to reform mental health services
Amnesty International Ireland and the Irish Mental Health Coalition (IMHC) jointly welcome the recognition by the Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney TD and Minister for Mental Health and Disability, John Moloney, of the importance of continued mental health reform.
More than 80 organisations and individuals are supporting a campaign to protect the mental health budget – often described as the ‘Cinderella’ of the health services – from further cuts in Budget 2011. The open letter is being delivered to the Dáil at noon today (28/10/10) by Cinderella plus campaign supporters and is also appearing in a national newspaper.