Mental Health Cuts
Here is a rudimentary timeline of cuts to mental health care in Ireland over the last few years, as well as facts, figures, and failings.
If there is anything that is inaccurate or missing, please contact me and I will update.
~ Each piece in the timeline can be clicked on to bring you to the article/report online where I found the information. ~
12.06.17 – Report comes out that girl thinks she is going for a termination, ends up in psychiatric unit
30.05.17 – HSE does not record statistics of people dying by suicide in hospital or immediately after discharge
26.05.17 – 11 beds (50% of total capacity) closed in children’s mental health facility due to staff shortages
To visit the mental health sections in specific newspapers, please visit the links below.