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# Mental Health Services

This year
UK government orders review into NHS trust where killer of Grace O'Malley Kumar was treated
Last year
Closure of psychiatric unit in St James's Hospital labelled 'seriously concerning' by nurses
Varadkar: 'There are a lot of good things about being a child in Ireland, but huge deficits too'
All time
Kerry gardaí considering CAMHS report to see if there are 'grounds' for criminal investigation
Over 1,800 people restrained or secluded by mental health services in 2020
Opinion: 'I tried to take my own life more than once and felt the compassion of staff begin to fade'
New 24-hour mental health information line launched to help people access services
'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down
Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as Dáil hears they've been propping up services by working extra hours
HSE spend on agency staff in mental health services rose €38m in last four years
'I stopped eating for days at a time, having no appetite or will to carry on and live'
Eoghan Gardiner
Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
Child waiting over 3 years for mental health assessment, Taoiseach told
'No one should suffer alone, suicide is a community issue and everyone's business'
Roscommon mental health services failed to report risk of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour'
'The government have put their funding into mental health campaigns rather than services'
Una Power
'My son wants to be dead. He is ten years of age'
Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis
FactCheck: Did only 10 TDs really show up to debate mental health last night?
Report that mental health funding to be diverted to "more politically sensitive" areas condemned
13 people using mental health services in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary took their own lives
Get treated anywhere in the EU and the HSE can pick up the bill
Mental health facility still unsuitable after €1.2 million refurbishment
Kathleen Lynch: 'I've visited mental health centres, there are very few issues'
Investigation finds child was left in an adult psychiatric ward for weeks
'Upbeat' radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health
Why were 75% of unexplained deaths in mental health services not reported correctly?
Mental health services still show signs of 'institutional care'
Trial sees volunteers befriend mental health service users
Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression
Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD
Column: Mentally ill patients don’t deserve to be locked up
Orla Barry
HSE's €103m budget overrun
Mental health services in freefall