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How can I support my emotional and mental wellbeing? Isabel talks about ways you can support your mental health and some support services that can also help

How I decide who to vote for in an election Conor talks about the issues that are important to him and some resources to help first time voters

Why we all need to look out for fake news Conor talks about being aware of fake news and challenging information we see on social media

An inspirational conversation with changemakers from southern Africa Ross talked with activists from southern Africa about common issues that affect young people

Why talking about sex is so important Caitlin always makes an effort to have open and honest conversations about sex to help friends feel comfortable

Why we need more asexual representation in the media Holly believes more asexual representation will help educate people and support young asexual people

Are social media detoxes a good idea? Do you feel like you need a break from social media or need to think about posts differently?

Why I found growing up in rural Ireland so difficult This SpunOut.ie reader talks about why we need more focus on young people growing up in rural Ireland

Why we need to stop the Shannon LNG terminal SpunOut.ie volunteer Cria talks about the climate crisis and how Ireland's support for fossil fuel projects is so damaging

Why I'm ashamed of Ireland's inaction on climate change Brandon looks at the steps the Irish government has taken to tackle the climate crisis and why it's not enough

Why we need to look at how alcohol affects our mental health SpunOut.ie volunteer Sandra talks to some friends and looks at some reports on the impact alcohol has on our mental health

My advice for talking about politics with friends SpunOut.ie volunteer Aaron gives four useful tips for having interesting and respectful conversations about politics

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