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# camhs - This year 2022

HSE 'screening' files of patients that may have involved Kerry CAMHS scandal doctor
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE 'screening' files of patients that may have involved Kerry CAMHS scandal doctor

Updated Sep 20th 2022, 1:38 PM 11,135 Views 0 Comments

The ‘screening’ follows a report in January that found 46 children had suffered significant harm.

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'
# Research
# Research

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'

Sep 8th 2022, 6:00 AM 25,012 Views 10 Comments

A new study led by UCD suggests the possibility of earlier intervention and even prevention of the illnesses.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

May 25th 2022, 9:11 PM 7,212 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit

Updated May 22nd 2022, 4:48 PM 59,613 Views 27 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mental Health spokesperson says the closures “will create nothing short of a crisis for child and adolescent services in the Dublin region”.

National audit of CAMHS services to be carried out, Minister confirms
# Audit
# Audit

National audit of CAMHS services to be carried out, Minister confirms

Apr 21st 2022, 5:17 PM 7,485 Views 0 Comments

Mary Butler confirmed that the audit will examine prescribing practices and operational guidelines across all diagnosis and CAMHS teams.

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 9:10 AM 24,185 Views 2 Comments

“There’s nothing really that can compensate for the last four years,” one father said.

'We're getting no support': Mother claims Midlands CAMHS has 'constantly' let her son down
# Camhs
# Camhs

'We're getting no support': Mother claims Midlands CAMHS has 'constantly' let her son down

Feb 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 24,822 Views 0 Comments
  • She said her son has been prescribed the wrong medication "many times", his bloods have not been checked since last summer.
  • He has been admitted to A&E four times since November after saying he was going to take his own life.
  • It follows revelations contained in a report last week that 46 children suffered "significant harm" while attending the HSE-run South Kerry CAMHS.
Families affected by CAMHS scandal will make Garda complaints, says solicitor
# Camhs
# Camhs

Families affected by CAMHS scandal will make Garda complaints, says solicitor

Jan 29th 2022, 2:18 PM 14,694 Views 16 Comments

A report into Kerry’s mental health services was published this week.

'Beyond comprehension': HSE CEO apologises to families affected by damning CAMHS report
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Beyond comprehension': HSE CEO apologises to families affected by damning CAMHS report

Jan 27th 2022, 3:44 PM 15,210 Views 14 Comments

The report found 227 children were exposed to risk of harm due to the doctor’s diagnosis and treatment of them.

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered
# Medication
# Medication

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered

Jan 26th 2022, 1:15 PM 86,960 Views 0 Comments

Review of 1,300 children who attended the HSE-run South Kerry CAMHS found 46 of them suffered “significant harm”.

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

Jan 26th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,552 Views 9 Comments

A review of the care of more than 1,300 children found that 46 of them sustained significant harm.

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services

Jan 25th 2022, 2:06 PM 6,922 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

# camhs - All time

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 10,551 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.

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 27,574 Views 38 Comments

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

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 7,033 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 7,756 Views 2 Comments

Staffing issues are also having an impact.

‘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 17,962 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.

'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 10,679 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 8,926 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 29,811 Views 27 Comments

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

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 8,627 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.

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 9,459 Views 13 Comments

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

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 7,049 Views 18 Comments

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

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 8,084 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.

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 7,740 Views 35 Comments

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