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 Decision Support Service

The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was signed by the President on 30 December 2015. It establishes a modern statutory framework to support decision-making by adults who have difficulty in making decisions without help.

Current Status of the DSS Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 Read More




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

Waterloo Exchange, 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