Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: ireland and mental health

Water Withheld as “Punishment” at Mayo, Ireland Mental Health Facility

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From Independent.ie: "Patients in a long-stay HSE-run mental health facility had to bang on the window of a nurses' station to ask for a...

Ireland: “Mentally Ill Still Forced to Endure Shock Treatment”

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Despite the promises of two successive governments to end forced shock treatment in Ireland, unwilling patients are still being forced to undergo the therapy, according to the Sunday Independent. “Writer Ernest Hemingway, who committed suicide shortly after ECT, is reported to have said before his death: ‘It was a brilliant cure but we lost the patient.’"