Minister McEntee attends the opening of the Darndale Golden Years Senior Centre Extension

30.11.2016 Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, TD, is delighted to attend the opening of the Darndale Golden Years Senior Centre Extension today. Speaking at the event, Minister McEntee said, “I am delighted to have been invited to the opening of the extension at the Darndale Golden Years Senior Centre Extension. This… Read More Minister McEntee attends the opening of the Darndale Golden Years Senior Centre Extension

Minister McEntee extends her condolences to the families of individuals recently deceased by suicide in Cork

25.11.2016 Minister McEntee today wished to extend her condolences to the families of individuals recently deceased by suicide in Cork. The Minister visited Cork and was fully briefed by the HSE on close collaboration with other public and voluntary bodies in the city. Minster Mc Entee visited St. Mary’s Health Campus in Gurranabraher to see… Read More Minister McEntee extends her condolences to the families of individuals recently deceased by suicide in Cork

Minister Helen McEntee holds first consultation with young people for National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

18.11.2016 Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, held the first in a series of consultations with young people on youth mental health last night, November 17,th, in Facebook HQ. This was as part of her commitment to ensuring that the voices of children and young people are at the… Read More Minister Helen McEntee holds first consultation with young people for National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health

Minister McEntee on Regulation of Homecare Services

17.11.2016 Ms Helen McEntee, T.D., Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People has welcomed today’s comments by Mr Phelim Quinn, Chief Executive of HIQA, which called for the extension of HIQA’s remit to homecare services. “I accept the need to regulate the homecare sector and I can confirm that work on developing an… Read More Minister McEntee on Regulation of Homecare Services

Minister McEntee launches the National Learning Set for Advancing Recovery in Ireland

16.11.2016 Today in Limerick, Minister McEntee launched the National Learning Set for Advancing Recovery in Ireland, entitled ‘Working Together to Achieve Recovery: Our Role As Individuals, families, Services & Communities’. Over the course of the day, attendees heard from a variety of voices, including personal perspectives and the context of the recovery-orientated approach. The aim… Read More Minister McEntee launches the National Learning Set for Advancing Recovery in Ireland

Minister McEntee launches the Mid-West ARIES project

16.11.2016 Minister McEntee today launched the ARIES project, a recovery education project developed by the Mid-West ARI group. The Mid-West ARI group is comprised of representatives from HSE mental health service providers, service users, family members and Mid-West peer support centres. Research carried out by this group in 2014 looked at the availability of courses on… Read More Minister McEntee launches the Mid-West ARIES project

Helen McEntee TD, Minister for State at the Department of Health welcomes new housing design guidelines for mental health users

15.11.2016 Minister Mc Entee TD today launched new housing design guidelines for mental health users. This valuable piece of research is the result of collaboration between the HSE Mental Health Division, and the Housing Agency. The authors are Emer Whelan HSE, Aine O’Reilly HSE and Isoilde Dillon of the Housing Agency. Key recommendations highlighted in… Read More Helen McEntee TD, Minister for State at the Department of Health welcomes new housing design guidelines for mental health users