Barbara Dooley is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, University College Dublin. She is currently the UCD Dean of Graduate Studies and Deputy Registrar. She was also Director of Research for Headstrong - The National Centre for Youth Mental Health from 2007-2016. Barbara’s particular expertise is in the area of applied psychological research designs and statistical analyses focusing on youth mental health. She has been involved in a number of large scale national studies estimating prevalence of psychological problems in young people e.g. eating disorders, depression. She is particularly interested in how help-seeking behaviour is linked to psychological issues such stress, depression, alcohol consumption, self-esteem and social support. She recently produced a report, with Dr. Amanda Fitzgerlad, studying the mental health of young people in Ireland http://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/4286 . The My World Survey is the first national study of youth mental health in Ireland. The report presents the findings of a very large sample of young people in Ireland (N> 14,000) aged 12-25 years and studied both the risk and the protective factors in their lives today.