Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 19 °C Monday 22 July, 2019

#MENTAL HOSPITAL

From TheJournal.ie Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man' Slender Man

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

From TheJournal.ie History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions MENTAL HOSPITAL

History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions

To explore the history of the imposing landmark, TheJournal.ie has delved into Oireachtas, newspaper and online archives and reports.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal

Those with mental health problems do not deserve the indignities they suffer – but they have always been the poor relation in our system.

From TheJournal.ie Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention Mental Health

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.