In recent weeks, thousands of young Waterford people have started school for the first time, primary and secondary.
While it can be an exciting time for many, for others it's a more difficult experience - and as the weeks progress, unfortunately children can find themselves dealing with situations of bullying.
This week (Sept 25) on 'Deise Today', we're doing a special focus on the issue of school bullying - from a variety of different angles - in a bid to raise awareness and provide some help and support.
We started the series this morning (Monday) with a piece by Jennifer Long.
She's in conversation with leading psychotherapist, lecturer, author, columnist and broadcaster Colman Noctor.
He works primarily with young people so she started by asking him if the issue of bullying and children is something, consequently, he deals with a lot...
(You can listen back to the chat with Colman Noctor by clicking on the image above...)