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# camhs - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Concerns raised for patients due to ‘total absence’ of community mental health services
# Vision For Change
# Vision For Change

Concerns raised for patients due to ‘total absence’ of community mental health services

Feb 19th 2020, 8:21 AM 10,008 Views 17 Comments

The absence of supports such as psychiatric intensive care units is impeding access to acute mental health beds, a new report has found.

# camhs - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Opinion: The mental health of our children should be the focus of Budget 2020, not Brexit
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The mental health of our children should be the focus of Budget 2020, not Brexit

Oct 6th 2019, 9:00 PM 27,501 Views 38 Comments

A bereaved mother says no child deserves to die because of poorly-resourced mental health services.

# camhs - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

Jul 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,939 Views 9 Comments

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

# camhs - Friday 30 November, 2018

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns
# Complex Needs
# Complex Needs

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns

Nov 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,680 Views 2 Comments

Staffing issues are also having an impact.

# camhs - Saturday 20 October, 2018

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,871 Views 46 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

# camhs - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'Disgraceful neglect': Public rally in Wexford today over lack in mental health services for young people
# Camhs
# Camhs

'Disgraceful neglect': Public rally in Wexford today over lack in mental health services for young people

Sep 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 10,553 Views 13 Comments

A number of consultants have left the Camhs services in recent weeks and they must be urgently replaced, Sinn Féin said.

# camhs - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units
# Call For Reform
# Call For Reform

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units

Jul 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,816 Views 9 Comments

The Mental Health Commission has said services in Ireland are “unsafe and substandard”.

# camhs - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts
# Depression
# Depression

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts

Jun 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 29,612 Views 27 Comments

They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.

# camhs - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Nurses 'disappointed and angry' after talks to save youth mental health beds collapse
# Linn Dara
# Linn Dara

Nurses 'disappointed and angry' after talks to save youth mental health beds collapse

May 25th 2017, 9:22 PM 8,528 Views 12 Comments

Beds at the child and adolescent mental health services unit at Cherry Orchard Hospital in Dublin have not been refilled due to staff shortages.

# camhs - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

Jan 14th 2017, 8:45 AM 9,354 Views 13 Comments

That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.

# camhs - Monday 7 July, 2014

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals
# Support
# Support

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals

Jul 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,001 Views 18 Comments

This represents an 11% increase on the same time period last year.

# camhs - Monday 19 May, 2014

HSE admits 54 child mental health vacancies are still not filled
# Children
# Children

HSE admits 54 child mental health vacancies are still not filled

May 19th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,052 Views 6 Comments

This is despite the fact that investment was allocated for these jobs two years ago and demand is rising, with 2,943 children now waiting to see therapists.

# camhs - Thursday 13 February, 2014

More than 2,500 children waiting for HSE mental health services
# Counselling
# Counselling

More than 2,500 children waiting for HSE mental health services

Feb 13th 2014, 10:50 AM 7,679 Views 35 Comments

A report published today shows 42 per cent have been waiting more than six months to be seen.