Teenagers and peer pressure

13 June 2016

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

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Teenagers and risk-taking

8 June 2016

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

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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.

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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


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.


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.

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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.