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Innovative mental health service shut down – despite expert report stating it should be...

A pioneering community mental health service in West Cork has been shut down - even though a report obtained by Mad in Ireland found...

Music, the rhythm of the soul

Welcome once again to Mad in Irelands podcast series ‘Fields of Healing’. This time around we visit the world of music and rhythm as...

Research: Open Dialogue approach may reduce drug treatment in young people

New research from Finland has suggested that mental health services based on the Open Dialogue (OD) approach to mental health may reduce psychotropic drug...

Ivor Browne rightly lauded – but we are a long way from his vision...

The great Ivor Browne, who many will know for his humane approach to human distress, died this week to widespread plaudits from the media....

Irish psychiatry says chemical imbalance is ‘a figure of speech,’ so – what now?

The chemical imbalance theory of depression - what was once considered the gold standard reason for why people take antidepressants, was, apparently, ‘a figure...