Dan Neville TD, President of the Irish Association of Suicidology: Suicide in Ireland
Shane Butler, Senior Lecturer TCD & Expert in addictions and Mental Health social work: Alcohol - will we finally tackle the national drug?
Dr Austin O'Carroll, GP Mountjoy Street Medical & Founder of SafetyNet (mobile clinic for the homeless): Deprivation and Mental Health
Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People :
Programme for Government Mental Health commitments and Action
How prevalent is suicide in Ireland and how can we prevent it?
How can we tackle the problem of alcohol - or do we want to?
What is the link between deprivation and Mental Health?
What action is the new Government going to take on Mental Health?
The event is hosted by Labour Equality and chaired by Bernard Cantillon Chair Labour Equality.
The Programme for Government policy on Mental Health incorporates the recommendations of A Vision for Change. Come and hear the speakers discuss various aspects of Mental Health. Wheelchair accessible.
Politicised by his experiences as a teacher in Sheriff Street, Aodhán was first elected to Dublin City Council for the North Inner City Ward in'04. Re-elected with a huge vote in the Clontarf Ward in '09, Aodhán is a consistant advocate of the most vulnerable in society with a track record of strong representation and practical solution-driven politics. In the 2011 General Election, Aodhán was one of 17 new Labour TDs elected to serve in Dáil Éireann.