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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and ReachOut Ireland Twitter Q&A

19 October 2016

ReachOut Ireland will host a live Twitter Q&A between 7 and 9 pm on Tuesday, 25 October with the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland.

College of Psychiatry of Ireland

Developing problem solving skills with young people

12 October 2016

If a young person is used to their parents swooping in to ‘fix things’, then they miss out on developing very important problem solving skills.

rubiks cube

Helping young people adapt to secondary school

12 October 2016

Moving from being the eldest in primary school to being the youngest, in a much more demanding environment can be difficult to adapt to for young people.

small lab in a secondary school

Worried about bullying this school year

30 August 2016

Back to school can create real anxiety for young people if they have experienced bullying the previous year.

ReachOut Parents Youth Mental Health

Anxieties about heading back to school, for parents and students

30 August 2016

Heading back to school can be as anxiety provoking for a parents as much as a student.

Youth Mental Health Schools Colleges

The parent role for Leaving Cert results

10 August 2016

Next week students all over the country will be receiving their Leaving Cert results. Parents will be faced with one of three situations if their son or daughter is getting their results.

results

Building trust with young people

15 July 2016

Young people need their parents’ trust to help their transition through to adulthood, this trust needs to be mutual.

Paper people

Teenagers and peer pressure

13 June 2016

Friends play an important role in young people’s lives, particularly during adolescence.

peer pressure - paper chain

Teenagers and risk-taking

8 June 2016

Taking risks and pushing boundaries is common amongst teenagers and is a big part of growing up.

risk sign

The importance of friendships for young people

16 May 2016

Teenagers and young people need to feel a sense of belonging and acceptance by their peers.

teen friends