When services are hit hard, staff are also hit hard. In2gr8mentalhealth would like to find out if there are there supports for staff in place?
"An international study criticises lack of mental health reform in Ireland. The Mapping and Understanding Exclusion in Europe report, a unique study which looks at the state of mental health services in 35 European countries,was undertaken by the non-governmental Mental Health Europe and the University of Kent’s Tizard centre."
“Austerity measures and lack of clear policy guidance has resulted in very little progress. Staff shortages and lack of funding imposes boundaries even for existing services,in Ireland, the study found."