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Mad in Ireland: A powerful voice for the new paradigm in mental health

Mad in Ireland’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for fundamentally rethinking theory and practice in the field of mental health in Ireland,...

Welcome to Mad in Ireland

Our contention is that generally mainstream media and services orientation speaks and acts to what has now been deemed an outdated diagnostically-based paradigm in mental health. We aim to offer a platform for dialogue, networking, sharing, collaboration, speaking and acting to the new paradigm within an Irish context.

Trinity study aims to develop research questions about reducing and stopping psychiatric drugs

A study to help identify the top priorities for future research about reducing and stopping psychiatric medications is seeking people to take part in...

Law must be changed in order for rights to be realised

Are human rights for mental health now the new buzzwords? We (Ireland) need to get our house in order to truly support human rights....

‘Humans should have the right to allow their struggles have meaning again’

A new joint publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is...