Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland

by Suzanne Quin

Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland Synopsis

A new textbook which draws together developments in mental health policy in recent years and identifies the challenges posed by changes in Irish society. Topics covered include international trends, health promotion, children, adolescence, women, ethnic minorities, suicide, the homeless, crime, the workplace and ageing. Chapters include an historical overview followed by a discussion of international data, current policy and likely developments and future challenges Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland is part of the University College Dublin Press series of social policy texts, which include Contemporary Irish Social Policy (1999), Irish Social Policy in Context (1999), Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (2003) and Theorising Irish Social Policy (2004).

Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland Press Reviews

I have no doubt that there will be a demand for a further volume as the current set will be a valuable reference for students of social policy. Sheelagh Broderick, Trinity College Dublin Economic and Social Review 2000

Book Information

ISBN: 9781904558323
Publication date: 7th September 2005
Author: Suzanne Quin
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Mental health services,

About Suzanne Quin

Suzanne Quin and Bairbre Redmond lecture in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at University College Dublin, and they are the editors of Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (UCD Press, 2003).

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