The External Affairs and Policy department of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland submitted the following to the Department of Finance in advance of the 2018 Budget. The mission of the College is to promote excellence in the practice of Psychiatry. The College, formed in 2009, is the professional and training body for psychiatrists in […]
It doesn’t seem like a question you’d expect on your first visit to the maternity hospital: “How’s your mental health?” At that early stage, it’s more likely you’re preoccupied with your pregnancy than focusing on your own emotions. But it’s a vital question. This article was written by Larissa Nolan and was published in the […]
Current research suggests that over 1 in 100 people may be on the autistic spectrum. However Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is largely misunderstood as people with ASD have an increased risk of psychiatric illness but only 50% having intellectual disability. The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland are today running an Autism Seminar on pathways of care/service for adults with Autism Spectrum […]
College of Psychiatrists highlights alcohol’s role in completed and attempted suicides and mental health difficulties as it calls for full support of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill for discussion in the Senate today. Alcohol is at the heart of a great deal of mental health problems in Ireland. Psychiatrists and mental health professionals witness at […]
Fully enrolled members of the CPsychI PCS are provided with a secure, password protected online CPD Diary.