Helplines & Useful Links

Helplines & Support Services

Please see below a list of helplines and support services.

The Samaritans

Confidential and non-judgemental support.
T: 116 123  (freephone, available 24/7)
W: www.samaritans.org
E: jo@samaritans.org

Aware

Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support.
T: 1800 80 48 48 (freephone, available 7 days, 10am-10pm)
W: www.aware.ie
E: supportmail@aware.ie 

Pieta House

Free therapeutic support to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm.
T: 1800 247 247 or text 'help' to 51444
W: www.pieta.ie

Turn2me

A service that offers self-help, peer support and professional support through an online platform for those who are experiencing poor mental health.
W: www.turn2me.ie

Grow

Mental Health support and Recovery Organisation.
T: 1890 474 474
W: www.grow.ie
E: info@grow.ie 

Bodywhys

The Eating Disorders Associations of Ireland.
T: 01 2107906
W: www.bodywhys.ie
E: alex@bodywhys.ie

Irish Advocacy Network
Peer advocacy, support and information to people with mental health difficulties.
T: 01 5470510
W: www.irishadvocacynetwork.com
E: admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
A list of registered Counsellors & Psychotherapists practicing in Ireland.
T: 01 230 35 36
W: www.iacp.ie

Shine

Supporting people affected by mental ill health and their families through information and education.
T: 01 541 37 15
W: www.shine.ie
E: info@shine.ie

Parentline

The national helpline for parents.
T: 1890 92 72 77 (helpline, Mon – Thurs 10am to 9pm; Fri – 10am to 4pm) or 01 873 3500
W: www.parentline.ie

Women’s Aid

Confidential information, support and understanding to women who are being abused by current or former boyfriends, partners or husbands.
T: 1800 341 900 (helpline)
For deaf or hard of hearing women, text 087 959 7980 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week)
W: www.womensaid.ie
E: info@womensaid.ie

Men’s Aid
Specialise in supporting men experiencing domestic violence.
T: 01 554 3811 (helpline)
W: www.mensaid.ie
E: hello@mensaid.ie

LGBT Ireland

National support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and their families and friends.
T: 1890 929 539 (helpline)
W: www.lgbt.ie
E: info@lgbt.ie

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