Today, July 10th, Senator Máire Devine is moving a Bill through the Seanad. The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017 will ensure involuntary patients in hospital for mental heath treatment will have their Advance Healthcare Directives respected. Currently, involuntary mental health patients are the only group in Ireland who are excluded from having Advance Healthcare … Read moreThe Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017
Mental Health Reform, along with the USI, are pleased to announce the upcoming seminar on eMental Health, “Technology and Student Mental Health”. The seminar will address the potential offered by technology-supported applications (eMental Health) in student mental health services and supports. Irish and international experts working in the area of eMental Health will share their … Read moreeMEN Seminar: Technology and Student Mental Health
Today, Mental Health Reform launched the findings of two national surveys into people’s experience of HSE mental health services. The My Voice Matters reports, launched by John Farrelly, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Commission, include a report on the experience of 1,188 service users and a report on the experience of 786 family members, … Read moreMy Voice Matters: Reports show people with mental health difficulties and their families are not receiving services in line with national policy
Emma took part in Mental Health Reform’s Stories Project in 2018. The project focused on providing public speaking and media skills to those who have experienced mental health difficulties, their family members, and those working with people who’ve experienced difficulties. Emma wanted to share her experience and did so during the BFEI Mental Health Week. … Read moreBlog: Emma’s Journey
Mental Health Reform, the national coalition on mental health, has today welcomed the allocation of an additional €55M to mental health for the development of new services announced in Budget 2019 yesterday, while cautioning that the funding must result in increased capacity for frontline mental health services. Director of Mental Health Reform, Shari McDaid, has … Read moreBudget allocation of €55M for mental health signals Government has heard public concern
[Image Description: Photo of attendees at the seminar, seated on chairs, including Shari McDaid of Mental Health Reform and Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly T.D.] eMental Health technologies are an important part of the future of mental health services in Ireland and can complement person centered, face-to-face therapies, a … Read moreeMental Health: The Next Big Thing in Psychological Practice?
Report finds strong public support for increased State investment in Ireland’s mental health services [Image Description: Photo of Kevin Cullen (WRC), Shari McDaid (Mental Health Reform), and Kieran O’ Leary (Ipsos) outside of Dáil Éireann, holding copies of the “Public Attitudes to Investment in Mental Health” report.] Survey results published today show strong public support … Read moreStrong public support for increased State investment in Ireland’s mental health services
Our previous supporters… Marathon Effort! Last year, Feidhlim McGowan (Left) ran the Dublin Marathon for MHR and raised a massive €1,900 in sponsorship! Thanks to Feidhlim, MHR were able to purchase campaign materials, like posters and banners, for our #IAmAReason campaign. The #IAmAReason campaign demanded continued investment in mental health service in budget 2017. We even … Read moreVHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2017
Press Release- For Immediate Release 25/06/14 Mental Health Reform says mental health service lack of compliance with regulations unacceptable Mental Health Reform, the national coalition promoting improved mental health services, has today (25/06/2014) called on the Government and the HSE to ensure full compliance with the regulations for mental health services on foot of the publication … Read moreMental Health Reform says mental health service lack of compliance with regulations unacceptable
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.