Mental Health Commission

Our Values: Dignity and Respect, Human Rights, Confidentiality, Quality, Accountable and Transparent, Person-Directed

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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 DO Strategy 2019 - 2022 Mental Health Act 2001 Annual 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.


Contact Details

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