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Youth Health Promotion

Youth health promotion manual

Children’s First Guidelines:

Substance Use


Complete Drugs Pack

Support Pack for Dealing with the Drugs Issue in Out-of-School Settings
( PDF - 8 MB)


National Drugs Strategy 2009


Get ‘em young ( NYCI, 2009 )

Mapping young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing in Ireland
Download the Pdf – A guide to rethinking your drinking. – Know the facts about drugs Straight Talking, a parent’s guide to teenage drinking. The Little book of Women and alcohol.




Mental Health

Let’s Beat Bullying (PDF)

Suicide Prevention - A Practical Guide HSE 2012

Looking after your mental health in tough economic times:

Let Someone Know - Youth Worker Training Pack.  A guide to introducing Emotional/Mental Health to young travellers aged 14 plus. 

Available from National Traveller Suicide Awarness Project. 

Contact: 01 836 0011.


Websites - A campaign to put youth mental health on the political agenda

Bully4u - "A safe, on-line community providing care, support and empowerment for you"


Sexual Health

B4udecide – available shortly

Sense and Sexuality:  /sites/

Spiced Up:

Download PDF

 HSE STI Leaflet:

HSE: A guide to contraception:




Physical Health

HEAL Resource – /sites/

Play and Recreation Policy:

Get active your way leaflet:

Get kids on the go Irish Heart Foundation: