Sunday May 31, 2020

Why we should be mindful of youth mental health

Ireland’s high rate of youth suicide is indicative of a bigger, hidden public health issue: the need for a transformation in youth mental health services

12th December, 2009

Aoife (not her real name) was a typical Irish teenager - hardworking at school but a bit of a slacker at home, communicative with friends but more circumspect with family.

Generally, you’d say Aoife was happy. Then she became lethargic and started failing her subjects at school. Increasingly withdrawn and isolated at home, she’d spend hours in bed or in front of the telly.

She’d flare up angrily when questioned about...

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