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Helping a young person experiencing anxiety

2 November 2015

Anxiety is something that is coming as an issue more and more for young people, according to both young people and parents we’ve spoken to.

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National digital strategy announced for schools

15 October 2015

We welcome a new digital strategy for schools so students don’t get left behind in the world of technology, but how do parents keep up?

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Parents information evening in Cork

17 September 2015

ReachOut Ireland invite parents to a free information evening exploring “young people, mental health and the internet” in Cork.

How to have a difficult conversation with a teen or young adult

25 August 2015

We spoke to Dr John Sharry, from Parents Plus and www.solutiontalk.ie about any advice he would give to parents about how to have a sensitive conversation.

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Back to school for parents and students

24 August 2015

Heading back to school can be an anxious time for student and parents alike.

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Leaving Cert results: The parent role

11 August 2015

Students all over the country will be receiving their Leaving Cert results tomorrow. As a parent you will be faced with one of three situations.

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Experiencing all emotions, even Inside Out

29 July 2015

In Pixar’s feature film, Inside Out, 12-year-old Riley’s parents were so proud of her for putting on a brave face during their move.

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Encouraging your son or daughter to be social this summer

6 July 2015

Finances, time, location or work constraints, can cause your son or daughter to feel a bit isolated over the summer holidays.

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Tips for parents of Leaving Cert and Junior Cert students

28 May 2015

Here are some tips for you all to get through the next few weeks, while supporting your son or daughter.

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Mayday! Exam time is here

30 April 2015

It’s that time of the year again. Two words on most people’s lips can and will strike fear in students and parents alike, “exam time”.

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