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On yer bike for ReachOut Ireland

4 May 2016

On Sunday, 22 May, the Ballaghadereen Cycling Club are running a cycle for all fitness levels and raising funds for ReachOut.come and ReachOutParents.com.

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Supporting teens through the Leaving Cert or Junior Cert

3 May 2016

If you have a son or daughter heading for the Leaving or Junior Cert, here’s how you can support them.

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Helping young people develop positive relationships

14 March 2016

We know at ReachOut Ireland that a lot of young people have some trouble developing and navigating friendships as they grow up.

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Talking to teens about sexting

9 February 2016

With smartphones, sexting has become a way of expressing sexuality or getting to know someone sexually. If you have a teenager you need to talk to them about it.

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Safer Internet Day

2 February 2016

Next week is Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, 9 February. How can we all make the internet a safe space?

Safer Internet Day 2016

4 ways to get the family active

12 January 2016

Making regular exercise a habit for all the family is good for both physical and mental health.

Running gear

Dry January for all

3 January 2016

Having healthier drinking habits as a parent is also good for your children. It’s your actions as a parent, not words, that count around younger people.

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Technology in small doses for wellbeing

7 December 2015

Technology can connect us to so much, but it’s the relationship we have with it that we need to watch.

Youth Mental Health Ireland What is ReachOut.com Parents

Working on giving thanks on Thanksgiving

26 November 2015

Thanksgiving is not part of our calendar really, but it’s a good idea to stop and think of what we’re thankful for and encourage our families to do the same.

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Father role models on International Men’s Day

19 November 2015

If you’re a father, your influence is important, sometimes more than you might realise, the older your children get.

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