Promoting resilience, compassion & strength. This year’s award-winning teen talk initiative continues to deliver positive messages of health & well-being, having reached 12,000 transition-year students over its 6 years of delivery.
Teen Talk, a yearly initiative by Cork County Council will be held in the Radisson Hotel Little Island on Tuesday 28th November and streamed live to Schools throughout Cork City & County. County Mayor, Frank O’Flynn launches this year’s event at St Colman’s College Fermoy
Developing resilience, growing awareness and the importance of positive mental health will be the theme of this year's Teen Talk event organised and coordinated by Cork County Council. This hugely successful event, now in its 6th year, created specifically for transition year students, is scheduled for the Radisson Hotel in Little Island, Cork with an audience of 450 students in person with live streaming available to all schools in Cork City & County.
The Teen Talk events will discuss resilience, creating a positive mindset and other mental health topics. Last year. Teen Talk won a national award for “Best Mental Health Initiative” in the Local Authority Management Agency awards.
Cork County Mayor Frank O’Flynn said,
Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Valerie O’Sullivan says,
This year, Teen Talk will have Susan Hayes Culleton as MC and include speakers such as former Munster Rugby Captain Billy Holland and Karen Weekes, the first Irish woman to row solo across the Atlantic.