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Tag Archives: "Teenager"

11 Aug, 2020

Raising a psychologically healthy teenager

We are all aware that the teenage years can be challenging. Here are some great tips from the Kidspot website about how we can help our teenagers develop the skills and strengths they need to support good mental health. Raising a psychologically healthy teenager There is a strange self-esteem paradox: If you need it (self-esteem), […]

6 Jul, 2020

Jigsaw – providing 1:1 mental health support for young adults

Jigsaw provides a vital service supporting the mental health of young adults aged between 12 – 25 years old. They have a webchat facility providing 1:1 support – here are the details, reproduced from their website.   Jigsaw Live Chat is a new way to get support if you’re aged between 12 – 25 years-old. […]

7 May, 2020

Socially stranded teens, mental health and the pandemic

From the RTÉ website updated / Tuesday, 7 Apr 2020 07:14 “Our current situation is unlikely to help parents who were afraid of the effect of too much screen time and social media” By Gary DonohoeNUI Galway Opinion: recognising the need for social contact will be key to helping young people cope in the coming weeks and […]

30 Apr, 2020

Jigsaw offers online group chat for young people to support their mental health

Jigsaw provides on line group chat opportunities facilitated by Jigsaw clinicians for young people aged between 12 – 25 living in Ireland. You can get more information about them and sign up here https://jigsawonline.ie/young-people/live-group-chats/?utm_source=CM&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Updates_7 Here is a timetable of which topics are covered during the week and at which times: Monday at 12 pm: Managing Isolation […]

3 Sep, 2019

Employability Project for 16 – 18 year olds not currently in full time education

You Turn is an Employability Project for 16-18 year olds not currently in full time education / work. Including young people enrolled in school, but not attending school on a full time basis. – Starting mid-September, – Finishing Beginning of December, – Approx 12 weeks, – Meeting 1 day a week for 2 x hours. […]

20 Apr, 2018

Opportunities for young people who are not in formal education

Here is an interesting project from Donegal Youth Service for young people aged 14 – 25 who are not in formal education. Do you know someone who could benefit from this? Why not pass the word along. Just click the link to find out more:- http://donegalyouthservice.ie/youthscape-for-14-24-years-in-ballybofey-letterkenny/