Mental health activists  launch their campaign for mental health funding in the budget outside Leinster House on Tuesday. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The Government has not delivered on promises to stop admitting children to adult psychiatric facilities, according to an umbrella group for mental hea(...)

Mental Health Reform director Dr Shari McDaid has welcomed the HSE’s decision to introduce full-time supports for those experiencing mental health difficulties. Photograph: Alan Betson

An umbrella group representing mental health charities in Ireland has welcomed the HSE’s decision to introduce full-time supports for those experienc(...)

 Dr Shari McDaid from the coalition Mental Health Reform presenting Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch with a petition signed by over 21,000 people calling for the Government to invest an additional €35 million  in community mental health services next year. Photograph: Alan Betson

A petition signed by 21,000 people calling on the Government to keep its promise to invest in modernising mental health services was handed over to th(...)