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#Vision for Change

# vision-for-change - 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 10,093 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.

# vision-for-change - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
# Assessment
# Assessment

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled

Sep 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,092 Views 18 Comments

Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.

# vision-for-change - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year
# National Facility
# National Facility

Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:29 PM 9,528 Views 14 Comments

Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.

# vision-for-change - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Mental health services still show signs of 'institutional care'
# Vision For Change
# Vision For Change

Mental health services still show signs of 'institutional care'

Jun 24th 2014, 10:34 AM 3,816 Views 4 Comments

The Inspectorate of Mental Health Services found some of the hostels “too big”.

# vision-for-change - Friday 21 March, 2014

Want to tell the HSE what you think of mental health services? Now's your chance
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Want to tell the HSE what you think of mental health services? Now's your chance

Mar 21st 2014, 5:59 PM 9,055 Views 36 Comments

The first of a series of nationwide ‘listening’ meetings will take place in Dublin next week.

# vision-for-change - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Mental health posts unfilled, while 413 children wait on appointments
# Vision For Change
# Vision For Change

Mental health posts unfilled, while 413 children wait on appointments

Jan 30th 2014, 2:17 PM 6,694 Views 19 Comments

Figures obtained by Fianna Fáil’s Colm Keaveney shows that 24 posts have been filled out of 79 specifically allocated for children.

# vision-for-change - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Traveller suicide rate 'six times higher than settled community' - conference
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Traveller suicide rate 'six times higher than settled community' - conference

Oct 4th 2011, 10:39 AM 1,894 Views 12 Comments

A national conference on Travellers and mental health hears that suicide accounts for 11 per cent of all deaths among Travellers.