The issue Narrative 4 Ireland addresses is poor youth mental health.
Our plugged-in, high pressure culture is having an effect on young Irish people. The My World Survey found that 1 in 3 young Irish people suffer from anxiety and depression and 1 in 4 suffer from stress.
The findings show positive relationships are inextricably linked to young people’s mental health
Educators need more preventive tools to support our young people’s wellbeing by putting a focus on connection; cultivating environments where relationships can flourish in kind resilient positive spaces.
In a world beset by Covid-19, our work has never been so important.