Mental Health

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Denial of Water to Mental Health Patients Deeply Disturbing

by Seán Crowe TD

Denial of Water to Mental Health Patients Deeply Disturbing   27th August, 2018   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe a member of the Oireachtas Mental Health Committee has described the findings of recently published reports on conditions experienced by some patients in Irish mental health facilities, as “deeply disturbing”. Crowe was commenting on reports […]

Mental Health Commission report on mental health services is damning – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Sean Crowe, has described the Mental Health Commission’s report on mental health services as damning. The report, which was published this week, describes the system as ‘unsafe and substandard’ and clearly in disarray. The Sinn Féin TD said the report details a whole litany of systemic failures and it criticises the […]

CAMHS waiting lists putting children and adolescents at risk – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described delays for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) as unacceptable and said that waiting lists were putting children and young people at grave risk. The Sinn Féin TD, a member of the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Healthcare, was responding to a recent Barnardo’s […]

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in crisis- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has stated that the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the country are at crisis point. The Sinn Féin TD is a member of the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care and he was speaking after the launch of the Committee’s report on Mental […]

Drop in suicide rate not felt locally claims Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the latest Health Service Executive (HSE) report which suggests there was a drop in suicides in last year as welcome, but said the reduction is not being felt locally. The Sinn Féin TD said that there doesn’t seem to be a week that goes by without hearing […]

24/7 crisis intervention services for mental health needed – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Government and the Minister for Health to prioritise the roll out of 24 /7 crisis intervention services for all those living with mental health problems. The Sinn Féin TD said that if we are really serious about building an inclusive republic we need to put […]

Crowe proud to wear a Green Ribbon for mental health

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has expressed his support for the Green Ribbon campaign by SeeChange which encourages everybody to end the stigma around mental health by wearing the Green Ribbon. Deputy Seán Crowe said; “I welcome the launch of SeeChange’s annual Green Ribbon campaign.  I will be showing my support for […]

We need new and enhanced responses to combat suicide plague: Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, said that the recent death of a schoolgirl in England, who took her own life after suffering online abuse, is another tragic reminder of the dangers of cyber-bullying. He said it shines a bright and uncomfortable light on the need for new and enhanced responses in helping […]