McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Tuesday, 28th February 2017 Meath East Fine Gael T.D. and Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee has recently met with concerned locals (picture enclosed) calling for improved safety on the N2, especially at the Brink, south of Slane on the N2, and fully backed their campaign. “The proposed changes by the community… Read More McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Meath benefits from Fine Gael’s scheme to help move people from welfare to work

24th February, 2017 Participants in the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) are twice as likely to be in full employment after six months than those who did not take part, a review has found. The study compared people who had stayed on the BTWEA scheme for its full two year duration with non-participants. Fine… Read More Meath benefits from Fine Gael’s scheme to help move people from welfare to work

Alcohol is having a devastating impact on our young people’s mental health – Minister McEntee

15.2.2017 National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health discusses the damage alcohol is doing to the mental health of our young people in the context of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee today (Wednesday) reiterated her support for the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. The Minister was… Read More Alcohol is having a devastating impact on our young people’s mental health – Minister McEntee

McEntee welcomes €300,000 in funding for Solstice Arts Centre

13th February, 2017 Fine Gael TD & Minister of State Helen McEntee, for Meath East has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, that the Solstice Arts Centre in Navan is set to receive €300,000 in funding from her Department. Minister Humphreys made… Read More McEntee welcomes €300,000 in funding for Solstice Arts Centre

Minister Helen McEntee today addressed an EU conference in Brussels on Active Ageing and Mental Health

7.2.2017 Minister Mc Entee TD today addressed a conference on Active Ageing and Mental Health in Brussels. The Minister was invited by Deirdre Clune MEP, and the conference was organised by the European Peoples Party and Mental Health Europe. A group of about 40 MEPs and key representatives from European mental health and active ageing… Read More Minister Helen McEntee today addressed an EU conference in Brussels on Active Ageing and Mental Health

Out-of-hours access to mental health services is a priority – Minister McEntee

1.2.2017 Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee TD, has said that work is underway on a roadmap for improved out-of-hours access to mental health services. Minister McEntee today (Wednesday) received a petition of almost 12,000 signatures from Shari McDaid, on behalf of the Mental Health Reform, A Lust for Life,… Read More Out-of-hours access to mental health services is a priority – Minister McEntee