We connect policy, practice and research, helping to ensure the implementation of effective services, to improve the lives of people across the island of Ireland.
Read about our work in the following areas:
- PolicyHelping government departments and public bodies to develop better policies, strategies and better implementation plans.
- PracticeHelping practitioners to use research and evidence to implement better services.
- ServicesHelping service designers, commissioners and planners to design, implement and evaluate their services.
Adolescence is a critical time for the development of youth mental health. Our new animation and literature review draw from research literature on youth mental health, and data from services in Ireland and Northern Ireland. We identify some key messages about emerging trends in youth mental health in Ireland and Northern Ireland which are relevant to frontline practitioners working with children and young people.