Mental Health Reform welcomes the launch yesterday by the HSE of the report Value for Money: A comparison of cost and quality in two models of Adult Mental Health Service provision. Commenting on the report, Orla Barry, Director of Mental Health Reform said: “this is an important and timely report, which supports a community model … Read moreMental Health Reform welcomes HSE Value for Money Report
Mental Health Reform is continuing our series of public consultative meetings on quality mental health services: Portlaoise: Tuesday 22nd May from 2:00pm to 4:30pm. The meeting will be held at the National Learning Network Centre, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Galway: Monday 28th May from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The meeting will be held at Jigsaw … Read moreConsultative meetings, Portlaoise and Galway
Letter published in The Irish Times Sir, We welcome the Oireachtas Justice Committee initiative under Deputy David Stanton to hear from interested parties on legal capacity prior to publication of the Mental Capacity Bill. The report on the Bill is published today; we hope that the committee’s recommendations will be taken on board by Ministers … Read moreEssential Principles for Irish Capacity Legislation
New research highlighting children and young people’s mental health needs within school has been launched by the Cross Party Oireachtas Group on Mental Health. Co-convenors Deputy Dara Calleary (FF), Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin (SF), Deputy Simon Harris (FG), Senator Susan O’Keeffe (L) and Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan (Technical Group) asked the Oireachtas Library to conduct the … Read moreNew Oireachtas research on young people’s mental health
‘ECT – Right to Refuse?’ Labour Equality Open Event: Thu 29th March 7.30pm, The Gresham Hotel, O’Connell St, Dublin 1. All welcome.
Mental Health Reform launched their Agenda for Action yesterday. Pictures from the launch are available here.
Read more about what we achieved in 2011.
The ward closure in St Brendan’s is a sign of the seriousness the impact of the staff moratorium is having on the mental health services, national umbrella organisation for mental health, Mental Health Reform, has said. The group called for an exemption of the moratorium as well as funding to restore lost posts in the … Read moreWard Closure shows Seriousness of Moratorium Impact on Mental Health Services
Our statement in response to Minister Reilly’s announcement that he is considering to cut €35 million from the mental health budget. Mental Health Reform has warned that any further cuts to mental health will lead to a complete collapse of the mental health services.
Mary Minihane, in today’s Irish Times, covers our Millward Browne Survey among TDs in relation to mental health.