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# young-people - Monday 12 October, 2020

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says
# Exercise
# Exercise

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says

Oct 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,219 Views 16 Comments

Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 11-20-year-olds late last year.

# young-people - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Anxiety and psychological distress: 50% increase in demand for youth mental health services last month
# Jigsaw
# Jigsaw

Anxiety and psychological distress: 50% increase in demand for youth mental health services last month

Sep 24th 2020, 7:29 AM 12,053 Views 12 Comments

This surge in requests for help is the latest in the mental health crisis caused by restrictions and the Covid-19 pandemic.

# young-people - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'Some young people end up in intensive care': Health chief says *everyone* needs to social distance
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

'Some young people end up in intensive care': Health chief says *everyone* needs to social distance

Mar 26th 2020, 11:25 PM 63,319 Views 66 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan warned that there have been many cases of young people being hospitalised because of Covid-19.

# young-people - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
# My World Survey
# My World Survey

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 22,464 Views 72 Comments

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

# young-people - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'

Jul 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 12,924 Views 13 Comments

Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.

Should volunteering be mandatory for Irish teens? Here's what young people think of the idea
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Should volunteering be mandatory for Irish teens? Here's what young people think of the idea

Jul 10th 2019, 10:08 AM 26,666 Views 79 Comments

Hear more about the pros and cons on episode three of Ireland 2029.

# young-people - Friday 5 July, 2019

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts
# Depression
# Depression

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Jul 5th 2019, 8:57 AM 16,195 Views 92 Comments

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

# young-people - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,422 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

# young-people - Friday 30 November, 2018

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns
# Complex Needs
# Complex Needs

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns

Nov 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,650 Views 2 Comments

Staffing issues are also having an impact.

# young-people - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,898 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# young-people - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units
# Call For Reform
# Call For Reform

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units

Jul 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,731 Views 9 Comments

The Mental Health Commission has said services in Ireland are “unsafe and substandard”.

# young-people - Saturday 2 June, 2018

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids

Jun 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 12,301 Views 20 Comments

The study found that the percentage of deaths attributed to opioids in the US increased by 292% from 2001 to 2016.

# young-people - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
# Obesity
# Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

May 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,784 Views 21 Comments

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# young-people - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'We wanted to show them we are people': How a Cork teen group bridged the age divide
# Foroige
# Foroige

'We wanted to show them we are people': How a Cork teen group bridged the age divide

Apr 14th 2018, 6:00 PM 13,331 Views 4 Comments

They’re taking part in this year’s Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards this month.

# young-people - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'Young people are exhausted': This new toolkit is tackling sleep deprivation among teenagers
# Can't Get No Sleep
# Can't Get No Sleep

'Young people are exhausted': This new toolkit is tackling sleep deprivation among teenagers

Mar 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 30,959 Views 17 Comments

The Sleep Programme supports young adults to improve or maintain their sleep routine.

# young-people - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Concern changes to youth programme will lead to crime surge in 'at risk' areas
# Step Up
# Step Up

Concern changes to youth programme will lead to crime surge in 'at risk' areas

Mar 11th 2018, 7:30 PM 12,860 Views 15 Comments

There were more than 17,000 referrals to this crime prevention programme in 2016.

# young-people - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools
# Be In Ctrl
# Be In Ctrl

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools

Feb 6th 2018, 2:09 PM 13,174 Views 31 Comments

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

# young-people - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Inside the murky world of Japan's child 'idol singers'
# Sexualisation
# Sexualisation

Inside the murky world of Japan's child 'idol singers'

Jan 28th 2018, 1:00 PM 29,091 Views 21 Comments

Concern has been raised about the age of the singers – some are as young as six.

# young-people - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves
# Sexting
# Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,078 Views 57 Comments

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

# young-people - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
# Royal Interview
# Royal Interview

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,858 Views 72 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

# young-people - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day
# ISPCC
# ISPCC

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,768 Views 13 Comments

Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.

# young-people - Saturday 16 December, 2017

After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes
# Minding Your Health
# Minding Your Health

After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes

Dec 16th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,944 Views 11 Comments

A new approach has been developed involving the young people

# young-people - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

Sep 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 12,397 Views 56 Comments

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# young-people - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
# LGBT
# LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,042 Views 96 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# young-people - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

Aug 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 50,574 Views 80 Comments

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

# young-people - Friday 4 August, 2017

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work

Aug 4th 2017, 10:51 AM 7,321 Views 23 Comments

That is according to the results of a new survey commissioned by One4All.

# young-people - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?
# Social Media
# Social Media

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

Jul 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 13,456 Views 19 Comments

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.

# young-people - Saturday 17 June, 2017

This new scheme will keep the most prolific young offenders at home and out of Oberstown
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

This new scheme will keep the most prolific young offenders at home and out of Oberstown

Jun 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 21,747 Views 31 Comments

Oberstown homes the most prolific young offenders in Ireland, but this new scheme wants to keep them in their community.

# young-people - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study
# WHO
# WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

May 16th 2017, 9:14 AM 7,293 Views 13 Comments

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

# young-people - Friday 5 May, 2017

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here
# Fidget Spinners
# Fidget Spinners

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here

May 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 46,827 Views 32 Comments

Irish schools may follow suit if fidget spinners result in bullying.

# young-people - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Ireland is the first country to carry out a national LGBT youth strategy
# Your Views
# Your Views

Ireland is the first country to carry out a national LGBT youth strategy

Apr 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 22,027 Views 123 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone is launching an online consultation today.

# young-people - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 73,769 Views 13 Comments

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# young-people - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST
# Millenials
From The Daily Edge
# Millenials

11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST

Mar 29th 2017, 7:00 PM 11,123 Views 9 Comments

Who even wants affordable healthcare and housing anyway?

# young-people - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Do Wexford's first junior councillors have the answer to mental health issues?
# Wexford Junior Council
# Wexford Junior Council

Do Wexford's first junior councillors have the answer to mental health issues?

Feb 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,344 Views 6 Comments

We asked Wexford’s first Junior Council about what they think of President Trump, the homeless crisis, and local politics.

# young-people - Thursday 12 January, 2017

The science of the Cork accent: This year's BT Young Scientist expo is already turning heads
# Young Minds
# Young Minds

The science of the Cork accent: This year's BT Young Scientist expo is already turning heads

Jan 12th 2017, 6:25 AM 12,972 Views 7 Comments

From skateboard equations to cancer research, the BT Young Scientist continues to break records and open doors.

# young-people - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,172 Views 98 Comments

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'
# True Blue
# True Blue

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

Oct 27th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,264 Views 135 Comments

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

# young-people - Friday 21 October, 2016

"People always say 'yes absolutely I'll give blood' but they don't" - Why are fewer people giving blood?
# Appeal
# Appeal

"People always say 'yes absolutely I'll give blood' but they don't" - Why are fewer people giving blood?

Oct 21st 2016, 6:05 AM 12,790 Views 78 Comments

First time blood donation levels have dropped by a fifth in the last decade.

# young-people - Friday 13 May, 2016

Children and teens waiting over 12 months for a mental health appointment
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Children and teens waiting over 12 months for a mental health appointment

May 13th 2016, 2:33 PM 8,449 Views 38 Comments

New stats from the HSE about the first two months of the year have shown an improvement in the area.

# young-people - Monday 11 April, 2016

Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today
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# Sponsored By Nissan

Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today

Apr 11th 2016, 12:49 PM 32,695 Views 11 Comments

Can you add any more?

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