First of all, we’d like to thank you all for your support so far. But we urgently need to ask for your help again before Budget Day next Wednesday.
Minister for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch has said she can’t rule out cuts to the mental health budget. The Cabinet meets again tomorrow (Saturday 1st Dec) evening to finalise Budget 2013. Ten thousand people so far have called on the Government not to drop the ball on mental health. Let’s keep the pressure on. Please email the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Cabinet Ministers listed below today.
Mental Health Reform.
Please copy and paste (feel free to add your own message)
Subject line: Honour your promises on mental health funding
Message: Dear Taoiseach, Tánaiste, Cabinet Ministers,
As you finalise Budget 2013, I urge you to keep your Programme for Government promise to invest in developing community mental health services. Mental health services are needed now more than ever and I urge you to champion mental health in next year’s Budget. Please ensure that the commitment to invest €35 million annually in community mental health is honoured.
If you’d like to also keep the pressure on your local TDs, you can email them here.