Ian’s journeyIn July a former intern with ReachOut.com will undertake the biggest physical challenge of his life. Preparing for this has made him realise the importance of keeping motivated and having good mental health.
10 March 2011
F**k my lifeLove happy, money happy, beauty happy, friends happy, sports happy, McDonalds happy…F*ck My Life. What’s it really like being a teenager today? Fenella went to see this powerful theatre piece in Cork on Wednesday.
4 March 2011
Our two and a half centsTired of pretending he's not special, Charlie Sheen has out on a few shows in the last week. It's entertaining to most but should people be using mental illness terminology so freely?
2 March 2011
Eating disorders awareness weekEating disorders are about more than food or weight and can affect people of all shapes, sizes, colours, ages and sexualities. A number of events are being held around the country this week to raise awareness about eating disorders.
22 February 2011
Be your own ValentineSometimes the world seems like Noah’s Ark, everyone in pairs. The run up to Valentine’s Day can reinforce this, but it's ok to be single and happy.
14 February 2011
Starting to runLast November Nigel found himself with a lot of new spare time with a lot of his friends emigrating. He chose to set himself a challenge of starting to train for the Cork Marathon.
11 February 2011
Get on board!Why does young peoples' mental health rarely feature in political debates? We are asking you to ask candidates in your area to "Get on board" for youth mental health.
10 February 2011
Get on board for youth mental health
10 February 2011
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