Waterford CYPSC - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford CYPSC

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Irish Refugee Council launch Mind Yourself -resource for young people seeking protection

Irish Refugee Council launch Mind Yourself  – a new mental health and wellbeing resource for young people seeking protection. A group of 5 young people, with experience of Direct Provision, worked on the project to produce this comic, which is aimed at young people aged 16-25 seeking protection/in Direct Provision. In includes information about mental health and wellbeing, stories and illustrations from the young people about their own mental health journeys, tips and suggestions for improving your wellbeing as well as information about where to go to get support or advice. If you would like to get a copy (or copies) of Mind Yourself, for your organisation or for young people that you work with, please fill out the order form (link below). The comic can also be downloaded and read online.

Click here to download the booklet mind yourself a mental health resource for young people in the asylum process and on the links below:

Mind Yourself press release

Mind Yourself Order Form

Mind Yourself Download

Mind Yourself read online