Mental Health Commission

A quality mental health service that is founded on the provision of recovery-based care, dignity and autonomy for service users

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About the Mental Health Commission

The Commission was established in 2002. We are an independent body and our functions are set out in the Mental Health Act 2001.

What we DoStrategic Plan 2016 - 2018Mental Health Act 2001Annual Reports




The Mental Health Commission publication section.


Mental Health Act 2001

The Mental Health Act, 2001 brings Irish mental health law into line with the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.


E-Learning @ the MHC

The MHC's e-learning programme which is designed to support you in updating your knowledge of the Mental Health Act, 2001.


Contacting US

St. Martin's House, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4

Ph: 353(1) 636 2400

Fax: 353(1) 636 2440

Eircode: D04 E5W7

GPS coordinates: 53°19'58.6"N 6°14'36.9"W