Mental Health in the LGBTI Community

“According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the rate of substance abuse disorders among LGBT individuals isn’t well known, but studies indicate it may be 20% to 30%, which is significantly higher than the general population (9%)” (Redding, 2014). One of the causal factors for this is stress- from discrimination, bullying,…

Cake & Chat

As part of World Suicide Prevention Day on Wednesday 7th September, FDYS and Youth Train will host a collaborative event, “Cake & Chat”, which will promote a message raising awareness around suicide and suicide prevention at a local level.  This event is part of a number of worldwide activities and events being organised.   ‘Cake…

The Accommodation Hunt

  Searching for accommodation can be difficult for new students. The deciding factors will be location and budget; however consideration should be given to the student’s personality. Everybody has different needs when it comes to living space. Some people are happy to share a room, while others need their own space. You might be looking…

Young Voices 2016

Youth Consultation – Have Your Say The National  Youth Council of Ireland and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs invite you to a youth consultation as part of the Europe-wide Structured Dialogue Cycle V theme ‘Enabling all young people to engage in a diverse, connected and inclusive Europe WHO? Young people 15-30 WHEN &…