August 4, 2011

Don't miss the Irish Examiner 's two day special on mental health services this Friday and Saturday, 5th and 6th of August.

On Friday:

  • The story of one man's five years in involuntary detention;
  • An examination of the extent of drug use with a breakdown of costs and prescribing patterns.

On Saturday:

  • An interview with a 22 year old woman who refuses to allow a diagnosis of Schizophrenia to take over her life, and the founder of Hearing Voices Ireland, a support group for people who hear voices;
  • An evaluation of how services have embraced the recovery model of care.