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Mental Health, Mental Distress and Mental Illness

The aim of this research theme is to support practice in mental health care that is based on best evidence and promotes a culture of partnership and inclusiveness.

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Group Leader

Prof. Agnes Higgins
School of Nursing & Midwifery
Trinity College Dublin
Phone: + 353 1 896 3703
E-mail: ahiggins@tcd.ie

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List of active members of this theme

Prof Agnes Higgins, Prof Louise Doyle, Prof Brian Keogh, Prof Mark Monahan, Prof Jean Morrissey, Prof Caitriona Nic Philibin, Prof Michael Brennan, Prof Damian Brennan, Padraig McBennett, Prof Aileen Lynch, Prof Michael Nash. Prof Eddie McCann, Madeline Gleeson, Prof Jan de Vries, Dr John Dinsmore, Prof Rita Corry, Prof Kathleen Neenan

Name of current and past visiting professors

Prof Hugh McKenna (present) and Prof Patrick Callaghan (past)

International Collaborations

ENTER group (European Network for Training, Evaluation and Recovery in Mental Health). E-Menthe group (a European co-operation project to enhance Master's level education in mental health practice with eLearning materials)

National Collaborations

Shine, GROW, See Change, Mental Health Commission, St Patrick’s University Hospital, Health Service Executive, GENIO, University College Galway, Cross College:, Department of Psychology, TCD

Research Sub-Themes

Our research sub-themes are listed below: