Resources

This resource page makes available documents and materials that may be useful for individuals and organisations who wish to learn more about mental health legislation and human rights

Useful Links

This part of the website showcases links that member organisations may find useful. Please let us know if you come across any interesting initiatives or useful websites that we could post here, email mentalhealth@amnesty.ie.

Background information

Information websites

  • Letsomeoneknow.ie
    HSE positive mental health promotion website aimed at children and young people
  • SpunOut.ie
    A not-for-profit website promoting positive mental health, general well-being and healthy living in order to reduce harmful behaviour among young people.
  • Ie.ReachOut.com
    Independent resource for children and young people who have questions or need support in relation to mental health.
  • Headstrong.ie
    Headstrong is seeking to improve the mental health service available to young people, offering practical and innovative solutions.

Interesting initiatives

  • Barnardos.ie/teenhelp
    This support resource offers practical tips and advice for young people who are going through difficult times.
  • Jigsaw.ie
    This drop-in centre, telephone line and web support service in Galway offers a wide range of supports for young people. Pioneered by Headstrong there are other Jigsaw projects in process in Ballymun, Co Meath, Co Roscommon and a further one being planned for Co Kerry.