What is depression?
The term ‘depression’ is used to name a group of illnesses characterised by a persistent low mood.
9 ways to look after your mental health
Just like your physical health it's important to make time to look after your mental health.
Loss and grief
Everyone reacts to death differently, and however you’re feeling is OK. It’s all part of grieving.
Loneliness and isolation
When you're young, loneliness can be a big problem as it's not always easy to find a group of people you connect with or places to hang out.
Note to self
It may not come as a surprise but our harshest critics are often ourselves. Send your future self a positive message.
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Leaving Cert results day
Today, you find out if the hard graft and study has paid off and resulted in the number of points you were hoping and working for.
16 August 2017
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Tomorrow will be a big night, no matter what results you get. Enjoy it, you’ve earned it. But, we just have a few tips for you to be mindful about alcohol.
15 August 2017
When someone communicates distress online
As most of us now spend a lot of our time online, it’s a natural step that people use the medium to communicate feelings of great distress.
13 August 2017
Youth unemployment on the increase
James Doorley (NYCI) and Naoise Kavanagh (ReachOut), talk about the challenges for young people getting work on the Today Show with Sean O’Rourke, RTE Radio 1.
10 August 2017
Game of Thrones or Game of Relationships?
In a realm of war and power, would you rather be the one with relationships providing support and firepower, or the one with no relationships and little defences?
17 July 2017