is an online youth mental health service, it focuses on people aged 12 to 25 years-old. Originated from the Inspire Foundation, was developed in Australia in 1996. ReachOut Ireland CLG was launched in 2009 after feasibility studies by McKinsey and Company established a need for the service. Ireland has high levels of technology usage and availability. It has ongoing challenges with mental health problems and suicide rates, particularly among people aged 12 to 25 years-old. Reflecting the need for reliable information on anything which could affect someone’s mental health, supports those going through a tough time. They emphasize peer support and the principle that we all know someone going through a tough time. ReachOut Services -Quality assured mental health information -Real-life stories by young people sharing their experience -Information and advice for parents through -Blogs exploring relevant topics; celebrity stories with mental health connections, seasonal issues, mental health events etc. -Initiating and engaging in research with other organisations, supported by our annual Technology for Wellbeing Conference -ReachOut 101, online training programme to increase mental health literacy and learn ways to promote positive mental health. Website:

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