Teen Talk an initiative to get teens talking about health and wellbeing.
Comprising of over 500 transition year students from around Cork City and County come together on May 1st for a conference with high profile guest speakers Blizzards front man and well known mental health advocate Niall Breslin better known as Bressie and well known TV health specialist Dr. Pixie McKenna.
The event which due to high demand is fully booked and also funded under Healthy Ireland focuses on 4 main areas.
- Healthy food
- Mental health
- Health and well-being
MC for the event is former rose Maria Walsh.Mr. Tim Lucey, Chief Executive, Cork County Council added that
Healthy Ireland takes a ‘whole of Government’ and ‘whole of society’ approach to tackling the major lifestyle issues which lead to negative health outcomes. This event is only one of a number of initiatives that CCC are working with under the Healthy Ireland fund, and going forward we would hope to be able to build on these initiatives.
Look out for the green ribbon dubbed ‘see change’ in this month long campaign to end mental health stigma.
This May is the beginning of change for mental health among teens.
Unity is an ongoing advocate of mental health awareness and wellbeing.