The president of the College of Psychiatrists has questioned the priorities of the finance minister in funding a train to Dublin Airport while services for carers are shambolic and mental health professionals are working in clinics with snails climbing up the walls.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
The College of Psychiatrists has expressed serious concerns that comments made by singer Daniel O’Donnell’s wife Majella about psychiatrists’ fees could “deter those in extreme distress from seeking support or help”.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
FAR too many people, individuals and communities, have been forced to come to terms with the terribly sad reality that a loved, but distraught, relative has killed another, or others, in their family and then taken their own life. This all-too-regular tragedy is made even more difficult if children are, as they so often are, victims. There have been at least 27 such tragedies in Ireland since 2000.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
A leading doctor and barrister has warned that under the draft abortion legislation, a woman who wants to terminate her pregnancy because she is suicidal could have grounds to take a discrimination case on the grounds of mental health.
Thu, 02 May, 2013