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# camhs - Thursday 21 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 21st 2022, 5:17 PM 7,404 Views 0 Comments

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

# camhs - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

'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 23,998 Views 2 Comments

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

# camhs - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 24,665 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.

# camhs - Saturday 29 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 29th 2022, 2:18 PM 14,629 Views 16 Comments

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

# camhs - Thursday 27 January, 2022

'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 15,160 Views 14 Comments

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

# camhs - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

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 86,636 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 9,494 Views 9 Comments

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

# camhs - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

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 6,854 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

# camhs - 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 10,486 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.

# camhs - Sunday 6 October, 2019

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 27,550 Views 38 Comments

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

# camhs - 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
# 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 7,004 Views 9 Comments

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

# camhs - Friday 30 November, 2018

'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 7,718 Views 2 Comments

Staffing issues are also having an impact.

# camhs - Saturday 20 October, 2018

‘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 17,927 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.

# camhs - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'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 10,653 Views 13 Comments

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

# camhs - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'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 8,879 Views 9 Comments

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

# camhs - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'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 29,767 Views 27 Comments

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

# camhs - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Nurses 'disappointed and angry' after talks to save youth mental health beds collapse
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# Linn Dara

Nurses 'disappointed and angry' after talks to save youth mental health beds collapse

May 25th 2017, 9:22 PM 8,570 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.

# camhs - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services
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# Camhs

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

Jan 14th 2017, 8:45 AM 9,428 Views 13 Comments

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

# camhs - Monday 7 July, 2014

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals
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# Support

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals

Jul 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,029 Views 18 Comments

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

# camhs - Monday 19 May, 2014

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 8,064 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.

# camhs - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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 7,711 Views 35 Comments

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