What can you do about homophobic bullying

9 December 2016

What can you do as a parents if your son or daughter is experiencing homophobic bullying

Pride parade

What you can do with the family at Christmas

7 December 2016

Christmas can be stressful and expensive so what can you do to not only minimise the stress but enjoy it?

Busy shopping street with Christmas lights

Helping a stressed young person

29 November 2016

While it can be impossible to rid our lives entirely of stress, learning to manage it effectively is a good skill for life.


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.


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