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Our Vision

Our vision is to create a society where young people can confidently recreate the balance in strengthening their minds and emotional well-being.

1 in 14 children has a caregiver with poor mental health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2023)


Among parents with poor mental health, 48% reported that it had a moderately negative effect on their kids, and alarmingly, more than one in ten (12%) felt it had a very negative impact.

46% of parents claimed that it had an emotional and mental impact on their kids, causing problems with low mood and growing worry.
A third (33%) claimed that it had an impact on strained family ties, altered family dynamics, and increased domestic conflict.

Barnardos Ireland, 2024

"1 in 3 young people have

experienced mental health issues between

the ages of 11- 13 in Ireland."

Why take the chance?

RCSI _ MHYP in Ireland _ Mind Emotional Nurturing

What issue is Mind Emotional Nurturing solving?

The everyday issue of teenager's mental and emotional wounds. Mind-Emotional Nurturing addresses mental health and emotional well-being issues in Dublin's 13-17-year-olds. Problems include:

  1. Lack of Mental and Emotional Support: Many youths lack the support needed to develop their mental and emotional well-being skills.

  2. Lack of Emotional Regulation Skills: Many teenagers suffer from emotional regulation, which can cause mood swings, impulsivity, and relationship issues. 

  3. Poor Self-Esteem and Confidence: Many teens have poor self-esteem and confidence, which might hinder their success in achieving their goals including the Five ways of Wellbeing.

  4. Stigma and Lack of Awareness: Many young people are unaware of the importance of mental and emotional health.

  5. Predisposed to Mental Health: Poor mental health in parents correlates with poor mental and physical wellbeing in children. Parents are experiencing increase feeling of Stress, Anxiety, Irritability and Depression which is being passed on to their children. The mental health of children can be better supported when parents and other caretakers receive the support they need. 

Our Mission



Our mission is to empower teenagers to care for their minds and emotions, ultimately achieving GREAT well-being.

Why do we do this?

Mind Emotional Nurturing believes that every young person has a seed of greatness that must be nurtured to achieve great things. When young people achieve great things, they can positively contributing to society. Adolescents have the potential for growth, resilience, and the ability to care for their well-being.


Mind Emotional Nurturing aims to inspire and assist young people in;


  1. Exploring their internal strengths in unlocking their potentials

  2. Establishing empowering beliefs in unlearning negative thinking and;

  3. Skillfully navigating and increasing positive emotions.


The big "WHY" is to help young people strength their self-care skills, cultivate resilience, and ultimately secure the mental health of future leaders/next generations.

How do we do this?

The organisation is driven by its mission to empower young minds and transform their lives by teaching them how to care for their mental and emotional well-being. This is accomplished by employing a structured ABC process;

A. Raising Awareness: Helps them understand the importance of caring for their mental and emotional well-being.

B. Create new and Strengthen helpful Beliefs: Develop thinking skills in changing their behaviours and experiencing positive emotions while taking productive actions.

C. Cultivate Curiosity: Young people are guided to unlearn unhelpful self-limiting beliefs. The first step to being and doing is regulating emotions and finding calmness, certainty and clarity while taking small steps in solving problems.

What do we do?

Nurturing mind and emotions is a first-hand experience and a daily practice—a NEED and MUST-HAVE life skill for all teenagers.

Mind Emotional Nurturing provides needs-led,  preventative, and early intervention. A psycho-educative programme for both parents and young people. Offering tools, techniques, activities and information to deal with problems, strengthen, and improve their health and well-being. The programmes we offer;

The GREAT Child: A focused 6 weeks group coaching programme for 13–17 year-olds. A foundation in nurturing my young mind and emotions. Introducting the 123 and ABC of Mind EMotional Nurturing. The GREAT model, The Five Ways of Mind Emotional Nurturing, which stands for;

  1. Give compassionately

  2. Relate Non-Judgementally

  3. Engage actively

  4. Appreciate mindfully

  5. Teach self-acceptance

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