Developing resilience, growing awareness and the importance of positive mental health was the theme of this year’s Teen Talk event organised and coordinated by Cork County Council and funded by Healthy Ireland through the Local Community Development Committees. This hugely successful event, now in its 5th year, created specifically for transition year students, took place in the Radisson Hotel in Little Island, Cork with an audience of 450 students in person with another 33 schools tuning into the, resulting in a total audience of 3,500 plus students.
The Teen Talk events discussed resilience, creating a positive mindset, addiction & other mental health topics with speakers including Anna Geary, Stephen McDonnell, Donna Kennedy, Sheila Naughton, Daragh Fleming and Pat Slattery.
Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Danny Collins said,
Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey says
The initiative is part of the Healthy Ireland Initiative by Cork County Council's three Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs). LCDCs comprise of public and private partners who promote and support economic, local and community development through greater integration in the planning and delivery of local and community development services and interventions.