Mental Health Reform Temporary Office Closure

In light of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Mental Health Reform offices in both Dublin and Limerick will be closed temporarily until March 29th. This decision has been made to ensure we are doing all that we can to protect the health and well-being of our staff, volunteers, visitors and the wider community. All … Read more Mental Health Reform Temporary Office Closure

Mental Health Reform announce appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Mental Health Reform (MHR) has today announced the appointment of Ms Fiona Coyle as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the coalition. The appointment follows an external recruitment process led by the Board of Directors. Fiona Coyle, originally from Donegal, joins Mental Health Reform following over a decade of work in … Read more Mental Health Reform announce appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

Experts highlight importance of trauma-informed policy and practice to future of Irish health services

National and international experts in addressing trauma have today highlighted the importance of implementing a trauma-informed approach across health and social care systems in Ireland. Gathering at a seminar in Dublin, hosted by Mental Health Reform, the speakers highlighted the success of introducing trauma-informed approaches in other countries and urged the Irish Government to commit … Read more Experts highlight importance of trauma-informed policy and practice to future of Irish health services

General Election 2020 Manifesto

The General Election on the 8th of February 2020 must be a General Election in which mental health is given priority. Ireland’s mental health services are in a state of crisis and have suffered from years of significant under-investment, staffing shortages and access difficulties. Mental Health Reform today launch our General Election 2020 Manifesto and … Read more General Election 2020 Manifesto

Event: eMental Health Seminar ‘Opportunities for the Third Sector’

Mental Health Reform is delighted to welcome you to register for free to the upcoming seminar “eMental Health: Opportunities for the Third Sector” This seminar will address the opportunities eMental Health presents for third sector organisations in the mental health field.​ About this seminar Date: Tuesday, 18th of February 2020 Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 … Read more Event: eMental Health Seminar ‘Opportunities for the Third Sector’

Another successive year when mental health gets a lower proportion of the overall funding

Yesterday, December 18th, the Government approved the HSE’s National Service Plan for 2020. It appears this includes increased staff for mental health services. Mental Health Reform are currently waiting clarification from the HSE and Minister Jim Daly T.D., on how many  staff will be allocated and what mental health services will receive development funding. In … Read more Another successive year when mental health gets a lower proportion of the overall funding

Silent by Pat Kinevane for First Fortnight 2020

Mental Health Reform are delighted to announce “Silent” as part of the First Fortnight 2020 programme. “Hopeless, helpless, in-the-way person” Homeless McGoldrig has lost it all – including his mind. Dare to laugh at despair and gasp at redemption in this brave, bleak, beautiful production for which Fishamble and Pat Kinevane won an Olivier Award … Read more Silent by Pat Kinevane for First Fortnight 2020

Youth Mental Health: A Community Conversation in First Fortnight 2020

Mental Health Reform, in collaboration with Jigsaw, are delighted to announce “Youth Mental Health: A Community Conversation” will be a part of First Fortnight 2020. This event will explore some challenges and innovations in Youth Mental Health services. The event is a community event which will encourage constructive conversations about how we can improve our … Read more Youth Mental Health: A Community Conversation in First Fortnight 2020

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