Kilkenny Comhairle na nÓg Launch 'BE WELL' Mental Health Booklet
Kilkenny Comhairle na nÓg have developed and launched the booklet 'BE WELL' as a guide and reference point for young adults and their families who may be affected by mental health issues.
The booklet covers issues such as:
- Anxiety & OCD
- Eating Disorders
- Relationships & Sexuality
- Bullying & Cyberbullying
- Self Harm & Suicide
- Contact details for help
The Booklet has been researched and compiled by the Comhairle members, all aged between 12 & 17 years of age.
Mental health was identified a a topic of major concern for young people at teh Kilkenny Comhairle AGM in 2016, and the work began from there.
Comhairle have also conducted a survey with 160 young people in Kilkenny regarding mental health and some of the results are in the booklet.
BE WELL Mental Health Booklet.pdf (size 1.1 MB)