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Tag Archives: "Teenagers"

26 Apr, 2018

What is Jigsaw Donegal?

Jigsaw Donegal provides a free and confidential support service for young people aged 15 – 25, with our centre based at Pearse Road in Letterkenny. Just click the link to find out more: – https://www.jigsaw.ie/jigsaw_donegal/ Jigsaw Donegal aims to make sure that young people’s voices are heard, and that they get the right support, where […]

8 Mar, 2018

Having the confidence to speak up

Are you a young person, or parent of a young person, who struggles with having confidence to speak in public? Just click the link to see what Donegal Youth Service can do to help:- http://donegalyouthservice.ie/improve-your-confidence-and-have-your-voice-heard-with-our-yic-talks-group/

27 Feb, 2018

Teenagers and mobile phones – ground rules?

When we asked parents what the main causes of stress were for them in family life many of you said “Mobile phones, social media and technology”. This is an area that we will be exploring in more depth, looking at how we can get the best out of technology without giving up our safety and […]

30 Jan, 2018

Youthscape – gain skills and experience

Are you or do you know a young person aged 16 – 24 who is not in education and would be interested in trying something new? Join the Exciting new YOUTHSCAPE Programme to “Gain New Skills and Make New Friends” What is the Youthscape Programme? Youthscape is a cross community and cross border programme which […]

8 Jan, 2018

Alcohol and young people – learning and consultation workshop

Calling Parents in Donegal – The Alcohol Forum needs you! We’re developing a Guide for Parents and People Working with Young People and we want to hear from you! Adults can make a big difference in protecting children and giving them a healthy attitude to alcohol.   The guide will outline the risks of teenage alcohol […]

19 Dec, 2017

Alcohol and Young People – a learning and consultation workshop

Alcohol & young people: Learning and consultation workshop on Thursday 18th January 10:00 – 12.30 venue to be confirmed The Alcohol Forum is developing a Guide for Parents and People Working with Young People and they want to hear from you! Adults can make a big difference in protecting children and giving them a healthy […]

4 Dec, 2017

Teen Talk with Louise Lynch

What is Teen Talk? Teen Talk is a free and confidential one to one ‘listening ear’ service that is based in Letterkenny.  We mostly work with young people between the ages of 12 and 25.  Young people experiencing difficulty in their life can avail of this support to help them cope with issues such as […]

6 Nov, 2017

Supporting the health and wellbeing of our teenagers

Health & Wellbeing Adolescence has been described as a time of rapid development when young people develop new skills and are faced with lots of new situations.  As a parent you will know that this presents both opportunities for your son/daughter to grow and develop as a person but that it all brings challenges and […]