Mental Health Reform calls for delivery of 24/7 mental health services in Budget 2017

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition for mental health, has called on the Government to deliver 24/7 mental health services in budget 2017. In its pre-budget submission Mental Health Reform has called for additional investment to continue the development of mental health care. Specifically, funding should be used in part to Develop 24/7 crisis intervention … Read moreMental Health Reform calls for delivery of 24/7 mental health services in Budget 2017

Director of Mental Health Reform appointed to National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition for mental health, warmly welcomes the establishment of the National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health and the appointment of its Director Dr Shari McDaid to the Group. Commenting on the development Dr McDaid who is also the Chair of the Children’s Mental Health Coalition (CHMC), said: “the establishment of … Read moreDirector of Mental Health Reform appointed to National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

Wanted: E-Mental Health enthusiasts to join the Mental Health Reform team

Mental Health Reform: E-Mental Health Project Leader and Project Executive An exciting opportunity is available for two enthusiastic individuals to join Mental Health Reform’s team to work on an EU e-mental health project. The E-MEN e-mental health project is an EU-funded project in partnership with five other EU countries to develop an EU-wide platform for … Read moreWanted: E-Mental Health enthusiasts to join the Mental Health Reform team

Commitment to address housing needs of people with mental health difficulties welcome

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health welcomes a commitment in the new Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness to address the housing needs of people with mental health difficulties. Commenting on Rebuilding Ireland: Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness, Dr Shari McDaid, Director of MHR said “In today’s plan the Department of … Read moreCommitment to address housing needs of people with mental health difficulties welcome

Unacceptable living conditions for people with long term mental health difficulties in mini institutions

Mental Health Reform, the National Coalition for Mental Health, has expressed serious concern that people with severe mental health difficulties are living in unacceptable conditions in mini institutions around the country. Mental Health Reform echoes concerns expressed by the Mental Health Commission (MHC) in its 2015 Annual Report published today (Monday 20th June), that some … Read moreUnacceptable living conditions for people with long term mental health difficulties in mini institutions

Residents at Portlaoise mental health unit secluded for more than 2 days

Mental Health Reform, the national coalition for mental health has expressed grave concerns about a number of issues highlighted in the latest inspection report from the Mental Health Commission. According to the Inspection Report on the Department of Psychiatry, at the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise, residents were kept in seclusion for more than 60 … Read moreResidents at Portlaoise mental health unit secluded for more than 2 days

Mental Health Reform welcomes restoration of €12M mental health funding

Mental Health Reform today welcomed the restoration of €12M in development funding for mental health services in 2016. Responding to the news, Dr Shari McDaid, Director, said, “We are pleased to see the Government’s decision to restore the €12M ring-fenced funding for development of mental health services in 2016, though this funding needs to translate … Read moreMental Health Reform welcomes restoration of €12M mental health funding

Ireland’s readmission rate for people in severe mental health distress too high

  Ireland’s readmission rate for people in severe mental health distress too high Mental Health Reform, the National Coalition for Mental Health, has expressed serious concerns at the high hospital readmission rate for people with mental health difficulties in Ireland and the continued lack of a 24/7 community-based service for people in severe distress. Mental … Read moreIreland’s readmission rate for people in severe mental health distress too high

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