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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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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