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Oberstown hosting June 14 event on mental health and substance misuse

On June 14, 2018, Oberstown is hosting an event to explore how we can better support young people in the areas of mental health and substance misuse in collaboration with community stakeholders and services. The event will be chaired by Professor Ursula Kilkelly,...

Board and staff of Oberstown praised by Minister during launch

The Oberstown three-year strategic plan was launched by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on December 14. Minister Zappone paid tribute to the board of management and staff for their hard work and dedication, and said Oberstown was changing for the better....

Oberstown Children Detention Campus launches new three-year strategy

Oberstown Children Detention Campus launches new three-year strategy with care and participation of young people at its core Thursday December 14: Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone T.D. today launched a new three-year strategy for Oberstown...

Data highlights challenges faced by youth in detention

As well as offering insights into offending and sentencing, the data collated from this Q1 Snapshot study highlights the level of adversity and trauma young people in detention have experienced, including the loss of parents, neglect and abuse, and multiple care...