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Mental health problems affect about one in five children and young people. They include depression, anxiety, and conduct disorders, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives (Mental Health Ireland). According to the World Health Organisation around 50 per cent of mental disorders begin before the age of 14. Parents have begun to figure this part out themselves. They can unfortunately name on one hand children who needed some form of expert support for their emotional and mental wellbeing in the past 12 months. Parents are more than aware of the daily stories on all media forms of anxious children, crying spells, teenagers suffering migraine, school refusal, depression, bullying, missing youths, self-harming, suicides, violence, poor self-image, eating disorders, and so on.
Water Babies are taking bookings for the Autumn term starting at the end of August. The term runs for ten weeks with weekend and weekday classes held in and around Salthill, Oranmore, Ballybrit, Claregalway, Athenry, and Galway City.
A child displaying signs of a hearing difficulty, or loss, is particularly worrying for parents.
On May 25 we will be asked to remove unborn children’s right to life of from the Constitution. Why? To make abortion widely available up to 24 weeks of pregnancy, and even to make abortion legal up to birth in certain cases.
A revealing SSE Airtricity League first division encounter looms for Galway United, who host table-toppers UCD at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow (7.45pm).
Water Babies is taking bookings for the summer term, starting in May and running for 10 weeks.
A charity which provides a support service for children and families affected by child sexual abuse is seeking volunteers.
October 1 to 7 is National Breastfeeding Week, and with more and more Irish women wanting to breastfeed their babies, there is a huge demand on fathers, partners and family members to learn how they can help make breastfeeding work.
An innovative parenting course which will be held in the city in September will examine issues such as limits and boundaries, childhood anxiety, tantrums, and sibling rivalry.
A new preschool and afterschool will open at St Patrick's Primary School this September. The new service will cater for preschool children aged three to five years and offers the free ECCE childcare scheme. The service will also provide afterschool care to children of St Pat's and surrounding schools. A breakfast club will be available for boys attending St Pat's.