Our Team

We believe in making a real difference in the lives of people affected by complex mental health issues through support, research and advocacy.

We believe in making a real difference in the lives of people affected by challenges to their mental health through support, research and advocacy.

Invitation to participate in the launch of the Self-advocacy report

Peer Advocacy in Mental Health would like to invite you to an event PAMH is organising in collaboration with Dublin North, North-East Recovery college (DNNE).  The event is being arranged to launch a report on a Self-Advocacy Project PAMH delivered in collaboration with DNNE applying co-production methodology.  

It will take place on the 21st of March 2023, Helix, Dublin City University campus.  

The project was funded by Minister Butler, Minister for State for Mental Health and Older People through the Mental Health Grants for Community & Voluntary Organisations, 2022.  

If you and/or you know of anyone else who might like to attend please register by using this link https://forms.gle/Fm9Jc29Kvjm6Aanx9 We will be in touch in the next two weeks with a full schedule of the day.  We hope you can make it.

Board of Directors

Chair
Christopher Stapleton

Christy has worked with various organisations promoting self-empowerment in the areas of homelessness and with those experiencing mental health difficulties. An aspect of such was learning about equality and mutual respect, as reflected in peer support work, an innate belief in the dignity of each person through advocacy.

Directors
Clare Murphy

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Anne Marie Quinn

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James Nolan

James has volunteered in many settings, from the Special Olympics, from community team leader to working and volunteering with homeless people, addressing the diverse issues in which they present with. James has delivered the Principles of Recovery in Mental Health (Co Production) with the HSE Mental Health Engagement Team.  His first involvement with the Advocacy Service was when he participated in the Self -Advocacy course in 20018 and since then, have co-delivered the Self-Advocacy in various locations.  

Company Secretary
Carol Dwyer

Carol is vastly experienced in the Company Secretarial arena. Prior to working with us, she spent many years in London in various Company Secretarial roles.
Since her return to Ireland in 1997, Carol has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Hewlett-Packard International Bank plc. A graduate of LSB, Dublin and certified by The Chartered Governance Institute, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the business and leads the team at HQ.

Some of our partners/collaborators, past and present

Get Involved

If you identify as someone who has or continues to experience mental health challenges and you live in Ireland, you are invited to become a member of Peer Advocacy in Mental Health. Click here for our application form

Registering as a member of the Irish Advocacy Network.  

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Irish Advocacy Network, click on the link to access our
membership form.

You will find a number of documents on our Reports Page for you to consider before deciding to become a member of the Irish Advocacy Network.

Application for a position of board member of the Irish Advocacy Network can be found here

Current Job Vacancies:

Job Title: HR Manager (Part Time)

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Job Title: HR Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Peer Advocate (Part Time)

Closing Date: Friday 23rd February (1pm)

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