Mental Health Week in CorkLast week University College Cork (UCC) held a Mental Health week. To mark this Padraig Rice, UCC Welfare Officer wrote us this blog post about the tough times students are going through at this time of year.
3 February 2011
Dealing with unemploymentUnemployment is on the rise and an undeniable cause of stress. Here are some tips to help you stay positive if you are finding being out of work tough.
2 February 2011
Applying for collegeDarragh is in sixth year working towards his Leaving Certificate. Now at CAO time he tells us about his choices for college.
24 January 2011
Learning to control OCDMaser, a Dublin-based graffiti artist, writes a very honest account about developing and learning to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
20 January 2011
New year resolutionsIt's the new year and if you respected tradition you more than likely over-indulged over Christmas. So now it's time to think about some resolutions.
5 January 2011
Know the one that’s one too manyChristmas generally means plenty of eating and drinking but it's important to stay safe and not overdo it. Here are tips for low-risk drinking at Christmas.
29 December 2010
Christmas is here!Love it or hate it, you can't avoid Christmas. It can be a fun time but it can also be a pretty stressful time.
24 December 2010
Recession is creating a downturn in moodToday the Samaritans released an impact report for Ireland for the last 12 months, showing a huge increase in calls to their service.
15 December 2010
How last week’s budget affects youA summary of how Budget 2011 will affect young people. Features information on education, welfare payments and mental health spending.
13 December 2010
It’s harder returning than preparing to leaveJodie left for Bolivia over two years ago and here is her story about coming back to Ireland.
26 November 2010
Lisa’s story: a case studyLisa shares her experience of getting involved with ReachOut.com.
25 November 2010
Positive messages out of the blueStudents in NUI Maynooth had exam time lightened up by receiving postcards with messages either sent by themselves or friends as part of "Note to self" campaign.
25 November 2010
Protecting yourself onlineThe last in the three part series of blogs on cyberbullying by Lucie Corcoran. This blog focuses on how to protect yourself while you are online.
15 November 2010
Cyberbullying and cyber victimsSecond part of the three part series looking at cyber bullying. This blog looks at the who and the why they bully online.
8 November 2010
It’s our birthday today!We launched ReachOut.com last year on 5 November and our main objective was, and remains to be, to help young people get through tough times.
5 November 2010
Getting through tough times makes us strongerNew research shows that experiencing a little bit of adversity makes us stronger and better able to deal with future tough times
2 November 2010
Coming out at Gay Prom!A new story from Aodhán on coming out and Gay Prom. Gay Prom is about gay young people knowing that they are valued and having the same rights as everyone else.
21 October 2010
Spartan warriors, best friends and the health serviceAncient Greek Spartan soldiers held their shields in their left hand to protect the man standing next to them. On World Mental Health Day, we are reminded of the importance of looking out for the person standing next to us.
10 October 2010
Cyberbullying – What is it?As cyber bullying has been making the news over the last while we have asked Lucie Corcoran, an expert on cyberbullying, to write a guide for us.
6 October 2010
Maser Loves UHey, I’m Maser. I’m a Dublin based graffiti artist. I recently got involved with ReachOut.com and every few weeks I’m going to blog about what I’m at, my thoughts and what I’m working on etc.
30 September 2010