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Zeminar speaker Fiona Brennan talks about the power of mindfulness SpunOut.ie volunteer Evana talks to Fiona about what we can do to support young people's mental health

Why Zeminar speaker Paddy Holohan got involved with politics SpunOut.ie volunteer Dean talks to Paddy Holohan on why he moved from MMA to politics and what he hopes to achieve

Why all young people should try the Model European Union Caitlin talks about her week with the Model European Union and why she enjoyed the experience so much

Why Zeminar speaker Abigail McDonnell is opening up about mental health SpunOut.ie volunteer Blessing chatted with Abigail ahead of her speech at Zeminar to talk about what motivates her and what her goals are

My inspiring conversation with Zeminar speaker Mark Pollock SpunOut.ie volunteer Dean interviewed motivational speaker and explorer Mark Pollock ahead of his Zeminar speech

Reporting from the 'Cannabis and Youth Health: The Evidence' seminar SpunOut.ie reporter Colm attended the first RCSI public lecture series and learned a lot about the effects of cannabis

My tips for supporting a friend who does not drink Chloe has some practical tips for supporting your friends on a night out if they're not drinking

Why the Irish government need to take action on climate change After the school strikes, Chloe talks about how the Irish government needs to take serious and urgent action on climate change

How I started my recovery from drugs and alcohol addiction This SpunOut.ie reader talks about their first steps on their road to recovery and how support groups have helped

How support from my family and counsellors helped when I was suicidal Joyce talks about her experience with suicidal thoughts and how support from friends, family and counsellors helped

Why we need a system change to stop climate change Following the Climate Strikes, Eoghan looks at why we need to put people and the environment before profit

Why we need immediate action on climate change Laura gave an impassioned speeches at the FridayForFuture strikes about why we need immediate action on climate change

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