Buddy Bench Ireland

We know the early years sector and primary schools have a strong commitment to supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing, we have developed a clear learning pathway  to approach this. We want children and young people, parents and teachers to be confident that mental health in schools has an absolutely robust evidence base. #childrensmentalhealth

The Challenge

The best mental health strategy is one that prevents issues from arising in the first place. Early intervention is central to the Buddy Bench approach. Buddy Bench Ireland wants to share practical advice and guidance providing….


We teach children to recognise and respond to their own feelings – different emotions feel different on the inside, physically.  If you can identify your feelings and are aware of them you can make choices of how to appropriately respond to them.