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Stories from the Resilience & Health Laboratory

Stories from the Resilience & Health Laboratory

Youth Mental Health & COVID-19

Youth mental health discussions in the time of COVID-19- Webinar

The Your Youth Health Project aimed to explore how COVID-19 has impacted the lives of young people aged 12-25 years old living with and without a chronic health condition (both physical and mental). The findings of this project in relation to the Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown area are presented along with findings from My World Survey 2 which is Ireland’s largest and most comprehensive study of young people’s mental health and wellbeing. [watch video]

Speakers: Dr Niki Nearchou, Dr Amanda Fitzgerald, Lorna Kerin.

Ireland’s COVID19 Crisis Response: Perspectives from Social Science- UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy

Dr Niki Nearchou discusses the impact of Covid-19 on young people living with chronic health conditions https://publicpolicy.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Niki-Nearchou.pdf

Video of the session hosted by Prof E. Hennessy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeSXwE5U2Y8

Resilience: A dynamic process or a personality trait?

Niki discusses resilience at the UCD School of Psychology lunchtime series https://youtu.be/sMhUtLMBpr8

Blogpost: Women are boring

Niki discusses the Power of Resilience in children exposed to adversities https://womenareboring.wordpress.com/2018/04/05/the-power-of-resilience-in-children-exposed-to-adversities/

UCD School of Psychology

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