Mental Health Conference 2015

Anne O Connor, National Director for Mental Health, Minister Kathleen Lynch and Prof Harold Pincus

The second National Mental Health Conference, 'Improving Mental Health Services' was held on October 20th in Croke Park.

Anne O' Connor National Director Mental Health Divsion delivered the opening address to the delegates. This was followed by a keynote presentation from Professor Harold Pincus titled, 'Improving the Quality of Mental Health Care: Can Ireland Cross the Quality Chasm. Laverne McGuinness Deputy Director General, HSE, Sarah McCormack, Healthy Ireland and Gerry Raleigh, Director National Office for Suicide Prevention also presented.

Minister Kathleen Lynch attended the Conference and warmly addressed the delegation.

There were a number of practical breakout sessions throughout the day.

Presentations

 

Prof Harold Pincus - Improving the Quality of Mental Health Care

Sarah McCormack - Making Every Contact Count

 

Images from the Mental Health Conference 2015