Weaving Well-Being is the first Irish designed positive mental health programme of its kind which aims to enhance well-being in children aged from 8-12 years. This affordable Positive Education programme consists of 10 lessons for each class level and is grounded in evidence-based interventions from the rapidly expanding field of Positive Psychology. Positive Psychology is the science of well-being. It is underpinned by the concept that a state of well-being is not simply the absence of the negative, but the presence of the positive.

Beating the Blues

The focus of this two-book photocopiable resource is to help students to better understand their emotions, take ownership and look for ways to resolve their own emotional problems. Book A looks at ‘personal blues’ and Book B looks at ‘relationship blues’. The books are packed with activities, practical strategies; templates; tools and words of wisdom from the internationally acclaimed author Rob Long.

Healthy Mind – Happy Me

This two-book photocopiable resource is written to support students’ personal and social capabilities. Working through the activities in these books will help your students: Connect – Interact – Develop solutions to social problems – Bounce back from failure – Understand and regulate their emotions and reflect. Book 1 is aimed at lower to middle primary children and Book 2 is for middle to upper primary.

Helpful Handbook for Parents, Carers & Professionals 

This contemporary series covers a range of topics about the social and emotional challenges that a young person may encounter. By teaching parents and carers a diverse set of practical skills to support children
through stressful events and challenging behaviours, this collection will assist in confident navigation through many different emotions. The series aims to build capacity in parents and carers, to nurture a young person’s self-esteem, foster resilience, and ultimately strengthen their holistic wellbeing.

Building Resiliency Series

Building Resiliency in Schools (ages: 5-15) is an introductory handbook that introduces the concept of resiliency and offers ideas on how it can be immediately applied within the organisation of a school.
Building Resiliency in Youth (ages: 13-17) is written for all people who work with youth.

Developing a Positive Sense of Self Series

This two-book photocopiable series is full of great ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students develop a positive sense of self. Book A is on ‘Understanding Myself’ and Book B on ‘Understanding My
Relationships with Others’. Each activity is supported by a teacher page containing a rationale, ideas for approaching the topic and follow-up ideas.

Helping Children & Young People who Self-harm

An Introduction to Self-harming and Suicidal Behaviours for Health Professionals. Every year thousands of children and young people attend emergency departments with problems resulting from self-harm. More still come to the attention of CAMHS teams and other community-based services.

The Resiliency Skills Handbook

How to Develop Lifelong Skills in Social and Emotional Resilience This mammoth collection of quick, engaging and effective resources brings together techniques adapted from NLP, Life-Coaching and Positive Psychology to provide an essential and flexible classroom resource.

When Nothing Matters Anymore

A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens Full of solid information and straight talk, this book defines and explains adolescent depression, reveals how common it is, describes the symptoms, and spreads the good news that depression is treatable.

Self-Help For Teens

A Guide for Teens helping Teens This practical easy-to-use handbook helps teenagers recognise the risks and signs of suicide and respond appropriately to help peers, friends or relatives.

Activities to Help Young People Deal With..

There is real pressure on our young people in modern society – social media, telephones, internet, friendships, peer groups, parents, school demands – and pressure can come in many forms and affect many areas of their lives. When pressure leads to poor choices and decisions this can have undesirable consequences for young people who have so much to manage and juggle at a time of intense physical and emotional change. This books are about helping young people to make informed choices and decisions.

Brief Cognitive Behavioural Theraphy

An innovative treatment approach with a strong empirical evidence base, brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention (BCBT) is presented in step-by-step detail in this authoritative manual. Leading treatment developers show how to establish a strong collaborative relationship with a suicidal patient, assess risk, and immediately work to establish safety.

Understanding and Preventing Self-harm in Schools

This practical, user-friendly resource is full of evidence-based strategies to support staff  in identifying, preventing and supporting those at risk from self-harm and suicide in schools. The toolkit can be used on a whole school, small group or individual basis to develop preventative and supportive approaches and raise awareness of risk factors and improve mental health.

Bothered: Helping Teenagers Talk about their Feelings

This is designed for people to easily assess just how well the teenager is doing in their life emotionally and relationally. The accompanying, empowering worksheets address key feelings, issues and concerns common to teenagers. The worksheets enable adults to be with the teenager in a confident, non-embarrassing and effective way so that the conversation flows.

By their own Young Hand: Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people
to seek help and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need.

Building Resilience: Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life

This best-selling title offers a proactive, preventative approach within an educational paradigm that is based on the premise that resilience can be taught and that factors can be altered to facilitate resiliency among at-risk students. It provides a united set of practical learning opportunities that seek to help adolescents develop and enhance protective mechanisms and to off set risk factors.