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People we met in 2011

We've met some awesome people in 2011. Their involvement with us is helping getting the message out about ReachOut.com while sharing some tips about getting through tough times.
People we met in 2011

Holiday survival guide

No matter how much you love your family being enclosed in a small space with them for an extended period of time can lead to tension.
Holiday survival guide

Small acts of kindness

The Samaritans annual survey has found that despite the financial worries people said small acts of kindness, such as someone smiling at them helped brighten their day.
Small acts of kindness

Don’t let lack of sleep make you a grinch this Christmas.

These long dark nights can really interfere with our sleeping patterns but getting enough sleep is crucial to our daily lives.
Don’t let lack of sleep make you a grinch this Christmas.

Planning for a stress free Christmas

While the idea of the perfect family Christmas is awesome, planning and negotiations can turn into a logistical nightmare.
Planning for a stress free Christmas

Getting through the silly season

Whether your organising the party or just turning up in your reindeer costume this guide has loads of handy tips for getting the best out of the festive season.
Getting through the silly season

So what do you think?

Clair Swinburne tells us about her new book “So What Do You Think?: A Guide for the Teenage Mind” and why she decided to donate the proceeds to ReachOut.com.
So what do you think?

The budget explained

With all of the media coverage and austerity talk it's not surprising the word “budget” strikes terror into the hearts of many. While it's tempting to run and hide under a table, it's important to know how the budget will affect you so you can plan for next year.
The budget explained

Unveiling a plan for Christmas spending

There can be a lot of pressure at Christmas time to spend, spend, spend. If you're finding it hard to make your cash stretch this year then check out these pointers.
Unveiling a plan for Christmas spending

Mental health resource guide

A guide for workers and volunteers who deal with youth mental health has been developed and launched.
Mental health resource guide

Learning to reach out

Minister of State with Responsibility for Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch T.D., launched Inspire Ireland’s study on young people’s attitudes when seeking help for mental health problems.
Learning to reach out

When private troubles become public concern

The tragic loss of a public figure, like Gary Speed, by suicide can provide us with an opportunity to become more aware of the need to look after each other.
When private troubles become public concern

Giving thanks

So yesterday was Thanksgiving. We don't really celebrate Thanksgiving in Ireland, but, there’s no harm in stopping and thinking about what your thankful for every now and then.
Giving thanks

Gay Prom

Gay Prom is one of the LGBT events of the year. Toni, youth facilitator for BeLonG To spoke to us about what it means to her, who should go, what the vibe is and most importantly what she is wearing.
Gay Prom

Why we need the Children’s Rights Referendum

Sunday was Universal Children's Day. We asked children's right's campaigner Catriona Cody, about why Children's Day is important and she also gave us the low down on the Children's Rights Referendum coming up next year.
Why we need the Children’s Rights Referendum

Giving boys the best possible start in life

Shane Noone, actor and writer and most importantly, a member of our network is our guest blogger for International Men's Day.
Giving boys the best possible start in life

Remembering by candlelight

Rachel Breslin, the Welfare Officer in UCD writes here about the Please Talk Candlelit vigil they held in UCD last week. Candlelit vigils are taking place across Irish college campuses throughout November.
Remembering by candlelight

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Self Portrait

Our mental health

Our mental health

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