Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Draft Heads of Bill to Amend the Mental Health Act 2001

12 October 2022 – Mental Health Reform, today, welcomes the publication of the pre-legislative scrutiny report on the draft Heads of Bill to amend the Mental Health Act and thanks the Committee for its important work. The report contains 19 recommendations from the Sub-Committee on Mental Health to inform the reform of the Mental Health … Read more

Information for Attendees

Online Attendees The conference will take place on 31st March from 9.30am – 1.00pm.  If you are viewing the conference online, please register on Eventbrite.  A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants via email in advance of the event. In-Person Attendees The conference will take place in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, Civic … Read more

Conference Speakers

Keynote Speaker Mary Butler, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler is Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People. She is a TD representing the Waterford Constituency. In the 32nd Dáil, Mary served as Chairperson of the Joint Oireachtas Committee for … Read more

Conference Agenda

                 Mental Health Reform’s 10th Anniversary Conference Agenda   MC: Dil Wickremasinghe, Broadcaster and Journalist 9.00 – 9.30 Registration/ Arrival 9.30 – 9.35 Welcome Fiona Coyle, CEO, Mental Health Reform 9.35 – 9.50  Launch of ‘Brave New Connections Report: Resetting the Non- Profit Voluntary and Community Sector After the Pandemic’ Dominika … Read more

Annual Report 2019 Launch

Today, we launch our Annual Report 2019. Last year saw many developments in the work of the national coalition to improve mental health services and supports for everyone in Ireland. Some of the key highlights from 2019: 4 new Members 16 letters to Ministers My Voice Matters publications roll-out of 7 day adult services €39M … Read more

Light a Candle of HOPE 2020

On May 4th, the team behind the Walk of HOPE invited everyone to light a candle as a sign of support, strength and solidarity with all those who have experienced mental health difficulties, their supporters and mental health workers. The Walk of HOPE was set up by a group of mothers who had lost members … Read more

eMental Health: The Next Big Thing in Psychological Practice?

Save the date for a FREE international seminar on eMental Health in Psychological Practice, organised jointly by Mental Health Reform and the Psychological Society of Ireland. The event will be held on the 9th October 2018, 9am – 4pm in the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2. This seminar is part of the eMEN project – funded by Interreg … Read more

Save the Date – eMental Health: The Next Big Thing in Psychological Practice?

Save the Date: 9th October 2018! eMental Health: The Next Big Thing in Psychological Practice? Save the date for a FREE international seminar on eMental Health in Psychological Practice, organised jointly by Mental Health Reform and the Psychological Society of Ireland. The event will be held on the 9th October 2018, 9am – 4pm in the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont … Read more

Mental Health Reform acknowledges additional commitment of funding for mental health services in 2019 by Ministers Harris and Daly

Mental Health Reform acknowledges additional commitment of funding for mental health services in 2019 by Ministers Harris and Daly Mental Health Reform today acknowledged receipt of a letter from Minister of Health Simon Harris and Minister of State Jim Daly committing to the full €105M of development funding to implement A Vision for Change between … Read more

Mental Health Reform extremely disappointed in shortfall in mental health budget for 2018

Mental Health Reform extremely disappointed in shortfall in mental health budget for 2018 Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today expressed extreme disappointment in the Government’s allocation of additional funding for mental health services in 2018, commenting that when put in the context of the commitment for 2017 it adds up … Read more

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