Design for living.
Research to support young people's mental health and wellbeing.
Design for Living Partnership, March, 2001.
been estimated that around one in five young people will experience
mental health problems during their adolescence, many of which
continue into adulthood. This research was undertaken to help
understand what young people in Northern Ireland have concerns
about - now and in their future. It also explores what helps
them cope with these issues.
in this report formed the basis of the Design for Living conference
themes of creativity, knowledge of support sources and physical
activity and self-esteem as protective ways to support young
people's mental wellbeing.
A4, 20 pages, research report.
PDF available Here (106kb).
Health Promotion Resource Services.
report was produced by the HPA on behalf of the Design
for Living Partnership. It was launched alongside Minds
matter: Exploring the mental wellbeing of young people in Northern
Ireland at the Design for Living conference, which took
place between 25-26 April, 2001 at W5, the Odyssey, Belfast.