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When it feels like everyone else is having a great Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging and isolating time when we feel like we're on the outside looking in watching gangs of people having a great time.
When it feels like everyone else is having a great Christmas

Social media and suicide rates

Recent results of a study into teen suicide rates, show a dramatic increase in completed suicides between the years 2010 to 2015 and link it to social media use.
Social media and suicide rates

Alcohol and drugs at college

College can a bring a whole load of new experiences and you may want to dive in head first to all of them.
Alcohol and drugs at college

Feeling anxious all the time?

We know that many young people are experiencing anxiety in way that's interfering with their everyday lives. If this sounds like you, here are some tips.
Feeling anxious all the time?

Technology for Wellbeing: Parallel two

Details from parallel two with presentations on different aspects of innovation, evaluation and emerging approaches to service delivery.
Technology for Wellbeing: Parallel two

Technology for Wellbeing: Parallel one

Details of eight presentations from academics and service providers on different aspects of innovation, evaluation emerging approaches to service delivery.
Technology for Wellbeing: Parallel one

Our time at Zeminar

2017 marked the second year of Zeminar, which took place in the RDS, Dublin, around World Mental Health Day in October.
Our time at Zeminar

Working on your college routine

It's nearly Halloween , but still settling into a routine for college can be a real challenge. We asked our Youth Network to share some tips to help. 
Working on your college routine

Youth participation and collaboration at IAYMH 2017

The fourth International Association for Youth Mental Health (IAYMH) Conference was held at the end of September, in Dublin.
Youth participation and collaboration at IAYMH 2017

Starting college

This animation is based a story written by Louise O'Neill that featured in You, Me and Everyone We Know and animated by third year students in IADT.
Starting college

Rubberbandits’ Sonny’s powerful message

The Rubberbandits have released a new song 'Sonny' that will not only stay in your head but challenge some assumptions you might have about suicide.
Rubberbandits’ Sonny’s powerful message

Culture Night 2017

This year, Culture Night is on Friday, 22 September with events on nationwide. It's a great opportunity to do something different and celebrate the arts.
Culture Night 2017

Talking it out

Our friends over at Turn2me.org are introducing online support groups for 16 - 19 year-olds. Read more about the themes and how they work.
Talking it out

Back to school anxiety

We know that school is a great source of stress for youmany young people for many different reasons. Find out what you can do about back to school stress.
Back to school anxiety

Leaving Cert results: what next?

We talked to SPIN's 1038 about the next steps after getting your results and you can listen back to the podcast here. 
Leaving Cert results: what next?

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.
Leaving Cert results day

Celebrating Leaving Cert results night

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.
Celebrating Leaving Cert results night

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. 
When someone communicates distress online

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.
Youth unemployment on the increase

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?
Game of Thrones or Game of Relationships?

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