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A second suicide crisis assessment nurse has been appointed to the Galway and Roscommon Mental Health Services.
The stigma surrounding mental health difficulties must be urgently addressed if people are to seek the help they need to get better, according to the chief executive of St Patrick’s mental health services in Dublin.
A successful personal developement programme designed initially to help the homeless in Galway is now available to the public.
The HSE in Mayo has launched a new directory of all of the mental health services and supports available in the county.
The coalition Mental Health Reform this presented Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch TD with a petition signed by over 21,000 people, calling for the government to keep its commitment to invest an additional €35 million in community mental health services next year. 10,000 people had signed a similar petition in 2012. This year, signatures were collected nationwide over eight weeks as part of the group’s Do What Works pre-budget campaign.
Mayo Recovery College, the first college of its kind in Ireland, will open its doors to the people of Mayo and beyond this autumn. The college aims to expand the mental health services towards the building of a greater quality of life for service users by committing to give equal attention to the personal or lived experience of people with mental health difficulties, their family members/friends, and professional expertise; and empowering the community to accommodate human distress and ensure full citizenship for all service users. In essence, the recovery college will recognise the equal importance of both professional expertise and lived experience.
Moving away from the old model of institutionally-based, custodial mental health care and replacing it with a network of strengthened community teams in both Galway and Roscommon is the way forward, a local TD said this week.
Westmeath County Council in conjunction with Westmeath Community & Voluntary Forum and Westmeath Comhairle na nÓg are hosting a Mental Health Seminar for community activists, youth workers, support workers, and all with an interest in the subject.
Mental Health Reform invites people in the Mayo area with an interest in
A ward at St Brigid’s Hospital in Ballinasloe has been upgraded at a cost of half a million euro. The project involved the upgrading of bedrooms and en suite facilities, the provision of additional bathrooms and decorating of the main ward area together with the purchase of new furniture and equipment for patients.