NEED HELP NOW? phone and online supports

If you are in immediate crisis please call the Samaritans 24 Hour Helpline on 116-123 (Republic and NI) or logon to www.yourmentalhealth.ie (Rep of Ireland) or www.mindingyourhead.info (Northern Ireland).

  • Alcoholics Anonymous helpline: 01 8420700 Web: www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie

    Support for people recovering from alcoholism.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous helpline: +44 28 9043 4848 Web: www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie

    Support for people recovering from alcoholism.

  • Anamcara helpline: 01 4045378 Web: www.anamcara.ie

    Supporting Parents after Bereavement.

  • Aware helpline: 1800 80 48 48 Web: www.aware.ie

    Provides information and support around depression and anxiety. Educates people as to how to look after their mental health.

  • Aware Defeat Depression helpline: +44 28 9035 7820 Web: www.aware-ni.org

    Providing education and support for people affected by depression and bipolar disorder.

  • Bodywhys helpline: 1890 200 444 Web: www.bodywhys.ie

    Information and support for people affected by eating disorders.

  • British Psychological Society helpline: +44 (0)116 254 9568 Web: www.bps.org.uk

    The professional body for Psychologists in Northern Ireland. Database of Psychologists nationwide.

  • Childline helpline: 1800 66 66 66 Web: www.childline.ie

    24/7 helpline for children and young people in distress.

  • Childline helpline: 0800 1111 Web: www.childline.org.uk

    24 hour helpline for children and young people in distress.

  • Debt Action NI helpline: www.debtaction-ni.net Web: 0800 917 4607

    Financial advice service guiding people through dealing with problem debt.

  • Dóchas don Óige helpline: 091 770887 Web: http://www.dochasdonoige.ie

    Provider of services to young people in the Galway City area.

  • Eating Disorders Association helpline: 028 9023 5959 Web: www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk

    Information and support for people affected by eating disorders.

  • Gamblers Anonymous helpline: 01 8721133 Web: www.gamblersanonymous.ie

    Support for people recovering from a gambling addiction.

  • Gamblers Anoymous Web: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

    Support for people recovering from a gambling addiction.

  • GROW helpline: 1890 474 474 Web: www.grow.ie

    GROW helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems. GROW has a national network of over 120 weekly peer support groups across Ireland.

  • Headstrong Web: www.headstrong.ie/jigsaw/

    Headstrong provide the Jigsaw Service, a network of programmes in communities across Ireland designed to make sure every young person aged between 16 and 25 has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to.

  • Let’s Get Talking Galway helpline: 091 765 500 Web: www.letsgettalkinggalway.ie

    Counselling and psychotherapy service in the Galway region that operates on a non set fee policy.

  • LGBT Helpline helpline: 01 6859280 Web: www.lgbt.ie

    Provides a gateway to information and support options for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Ireland.

  • Lifeline helpline: 0808 808 8000 Web: www.lifelinehelpline.info

    24 hour support for those in distress or despair.

  • MABS helpline: 0761 072000 Web: www.mabs.ie

    The State’s money advice service, guiding people through dealing with problem debt. 

  • Mindwise helpline: 028 90402323 Web: www.mindwisenv.org

    Support for people recovering from mental illness.

  • Narcotics Anonymous helpline: 01 6728000 Web: www.na-ireland.org

    Support for people recovering from a drug addiction.

  • Narcotics Anoymous helpline: 0300 999 1212 Web: www.ukna.org

    Support for people recovering from a drug addiction.

  • Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health (NIAMH) helpline: 028 9032 8474 Web: www.niamhwellbeing.org

    Mental health and wellbeing support services in Northern Ireland.

  • Pieta House helpline: 01 6010000 Web: www.pieta.ie

    Provides therapeutic support free of charge to people who are feeling suicidal.

  • Praxis Care helpline: 028 9023 4555 Web: www.praxisprovides.com

    Confidential counselling service for a wide range of mental health issues.

  • Psychological Society of Ireland helpline: 01 472 0105 Web: www.psihq.ie

    The professional body for Psychologists in Ireland. Database of Psychologists nationwide.

  • Reach Out helpline: 01 7645666 Web: www.ie.reachout.com

    Provides information on any issue which may affect a person’s mental health and is targeted at 12-25 year olds.

  • Relate NI helpline: 028 9032 3454 Web: www.relateni.org

    Relationship counselling and therapeutic services.

  • Relationships Ireland helpline: 01 6785256 Web: www.relationshipsireland.com

    Information, support and counselling services related to relationship issues.

  • Samaritans helpline: 116 123 Web: www.samaritans.org

    24/7 listening service for anyone in distress.

  • Samaritans helpline: 116 123 Web: www.samaritans.org

    24 hour listening service for those in distress.

  • Spun Out helpline: 01 6753554 Web: www.spunout.ie

    Promoting general healthy living and wellbeing in Irish youth.

  • The Rainbow Project helpline: 028 9031 9030 Web: www.rainbow-project.org

    Promoting the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families in Northern Ireland.

  • Turn2me Web: www.turn2me.org

    Turn2Me provides a 3 tiered approach to supporting mental well-being - Self Help, Peer Support and Professional Support.

  • Your Mental Health helpline: 116 123 Web: www.yourmentalhealth.ie

    Mental health and wellbeing support services in the Republic of Ireland.

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