MONAGHAN YOUNG PEOPLE NEED RELATIONSHIP AND MENTAL HEALTH GUIDANCE

8 November 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

• Comhairle na nÓg presentation lifts lid on teenage anxieties

Peter Hughes

A strong appeal was made at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council for the provision of support and guidance services in the area of relationships and mental health for young people in their early years of second level education. The appeal gained force by being made by young people themselves – representatives of the Comhairle na nÓg youth council – and deriving from a findings of a survey in which teenagers had the opportunity to articulate their problems and challenges. Monaghan Comhairle na nÓg’s Taryn Clarke told the elected representatives and local authority officials present that the ‘An Understanding of Romantic Relationships for Young People in…

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