The Pieta Amber Flag initiative recognises the individual efforts of primary and secondary schools, companies, and groups to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental well-being.

Uniting these groups in their efforts, working together toward a happier, healthier Ireland and eradicate the stigmas associated with mental health issues.

Background

Background

The Amber Flag is in its 5th year, and over 450 flags have been awarded to date. Once a school is awarded the flag, it is placed in a prominent position outside the school flying at full mast acknowledging the great achievement.

BCS is awarded the amber flag for promoting positive mental health

The Pieta Amber Flag initiative enables schools and youth groups across the country to raise awareness of the stigmas which exist in their environments, and the stressors on the mental and emotional wellbeing of those within them.

How to apply

How to apply

Complete and return the Amber Flag Application Document.

Amber Flag Information

Amber Flag Information

Please find all information on how to apply in this document.

The Flag

The Flag

To be awarded the Pieta Amber Flag, applicant groups must host a mental health awareness event, a fundraiser, and a mental health initiative. The programme encourages teamwork and student contributions and works with school guidance counsellors to include a peer-support element.

Apply for an Amber Flag

If you’d like to take part in the Amber Flag Initiative or find out more from our training team please get in touch.

Get in touch

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