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#mental health unit

# mental-health-unit - Friday 1 November, 2019

Patients sleeping on floor of Waterford psychiatric unit described as 'shocking'

A HSE official has said the situation in Waterford cannot be defended.

# mental-health-unit - 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

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

# mental-health-unit - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'

The case was brought to the attention of the Minister for Mental Health and the Taoiseach’s office.

# mental-health-unit - Saturday 28 June, 2014

HSE doubles amount of admission officers for mental health patients

Despite the increase, the number of admission orders made by authorised officers has fallen.

# mental-health-unit - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit

Last year, Ciaran Behan was admitted to a mental health unit. He describes the terror he felt – and what happened over the next two months.