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My journey to look after my mental health

Admitting he needed help was a difficult first step for Kyle, but it was so important for him.

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Joining Action Panel has been an amazing experience

Mair gives us a glimpse into what being part of's Southwest Action Panel is like

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My experience at the EU Youth Dialogue in Romania

The three days at the EU Youth Dialogue is an experience Caitlin will never forget

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How to get informed before the elections

If you're unsure who to vote for in the European and local elections, here are some tips for finding out more about the candidates.

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Recognising that not everyone decides to have sex in college

Jessica talks about the important of consent and recognising when the right time to have sex is, if at all.

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Why it's so important to talk about consent

Consent must be ongoing, mutual, freely given and enthusiastic.

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Hear the lived experiences, opinions and advice from young people across Ireland, directly from the author's themselves.

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How I developed my confidence over the years

Jasmine talks about her confidence journey and how she got to where she is today

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How #MeToo is affecting young people like me

Anna talks about her dreams of being an actress in Hollywood and how it's changed in light of #MeToo

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What it's like for LGBTI+ young people in rural Ireland

Living in rural Ireland can be difficult for young LGBTI+ people and this volunteers thinks we need to do better

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What happens when you give blood?

Isabel gives blood as often as she can and talks us through the process

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Our experience at the YSI Speak Out

Students from Mercy Beaumont give an overview of the YSI SpeakOut Tour.

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