About Narrative 4 Ireland

Scientific Evidence

Oct 1, 2016
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“The students at the N4 Schools experienced all positive emotions more frequently than the national sample. […] The feelings fear, discouraged, hopeless, and sad were less frequent at the N4 Schools than in the national sample, with differences of more than five percentage points between both samples. […] The experience that bullying at school was…

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The issue

Aug 26, 2016
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The problem Narrative 4 Ireland addresses is poor youth mental health. Our plugged-in, high pressure culture is leading to a decrease in self-regulation, perspective taking, peer support and empathy levels in youth.

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The solution

Aug 26, 2016
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Our solution is to create a culture of care and empathy among young people. We train secondary school teachers and youth workers to facilitate the evidence based Story Exchange Programme (link to become a facilitator). The training equips educators with more tools to empower young people with wellbeing strategies for the 21st century.

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