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#Mental Health Act

# mental-health-act - Monday 8 July, 2019

Reform of Ireland's mental health laws delayed as heads of bill not expected until the end of the year

It’s been four years since an expert group tasked with reviewing the Mental Health Act 2001 recommended 165 changes to the law.

# mental-health-act - Monday 12 June, 2017

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

# mental-health-act - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The42 Everton's Aaron Lennon receiving treatment for stress-related illness Get Well Soon

Everton's Aaron Lennon receiving treatment for stress-related illness

The Toffees have confirmed that the England international has been taken into care and that they are supporting him.

# mental-health-act - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Call for changes in use of electro-convulsive therapy

The Mental Health Commission has criticised the use of electro-convulsive therapy on patients who are unwilling or unable to give consent.