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#MENTAL HOSPITAL

# mental-hospital - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# mental-hospital - Friday 2 February, 2018

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

# mental-hospital - Saturday 8 July, 2017

History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions

To explore the history of the imposing landmark, TheJournal.ie has delved into Oireachtas, newspaper and online archives and reports.

# mental-hospital - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal

Those with mental health problems do not deserve the indignities they suffer – but they have always been the poor relation in our system.

# mental-hospital - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.