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The importance of being confident

21 May 2014

One of the hardest, but most important tasks of a parent or guardian is to try and build their son or daughter’s self-confidence.

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5 steps to mindfulness

15 May 2014

Mindfulness is being aware or paying attention. It’s learning how to live more in the moment, without judging yourself.

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Bridging the digital disconnect

15 May 2014

The findings of the The Bridging the Digital Disconnect Report led to the development of ReachOutParents.com.

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Alcohol and mental health

17 March 2014

Alcohol has a huge impact on our mental health and it’s now believed that young people develop a lot of their attitudes towards alcohol from what they observe at home.

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Overcoming loneliness

17 March 2014

It’s easy to assume that feeling lonely isn’t something most young people have to worry about, but young people can often feel isolated.

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Sexual health: not a hot topic but an important one

17 March 2014

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have just launched a nationwide Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) campaign.

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John Murray discusses his depression

15 November 2013

RTÉ radio 1 presenter John Murray has discussed his experience with depression after six months away from the airways. His own experience “Depression took a fancy to me and decided to take up residence for a few months” he said, adding though, that “boy did it make its presence felt”. On his return to the…

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