Need Help?

If you're in need of some help but your not sure where to find it, below are a range of different services and organisations that may be able to offer you some support and guidance through difficult times. Organisations dealing with everything from mental health to sexual assault can be contacted using the numbers and links below.

If you are struggling with your mental health and feel the services below are not the right ones for you, attending your GP and discussing how you are feeling can help you get the right support and treatment you need. 

If you or someone you know is in an emergency situation or a risk of hurting themselves or someone else you can contact the emergency services on 999 or 112 or alternatively you can go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

Talking to someone you trust rather than staying silent is important and remember with the right help and support things can and do get better.


Spunout 

Spunout is a website which has been created for young people by young people. it aims to provide information on a range of topics ranging from mental health to sitting exams. Their service seeks to promote and encourage the general wellbeing of young people while also encouraging active and healthy lifestyles.

Samaritans 

Samaritans is a 24 hour phone line service for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair. You do not have to be feeling suicidal or engaging in self-harm to contact the samaritans although they do provide support for people who are suicidal or self-harming. if you feel as if you need someone to talk to, if you have experienced the loss of a loved one or things just seem a little bit rough at the moment you can contact samaritans on 116 123 or you can email jo@samaritans.org


The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is a national organisation offering a range of service to both men and women who have experience or are affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment  or childhood sexual abuse. Offering a national 24 hour help line, The Dublin Rape Crisis centre can be contacted on 1800 77 8888



Positive Options is a crisis pregnancy counselling services, working to make women aware of the counselling services which are available and specialise in offering support in crisis pregnancy situation."Positive Options does not provide medical or counselling services directly. The services promoted through Positive Options, funded by the HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme, offer crisis pregnancy counselling to women with a crisis pregnancy and their partners " In order to gain a list of crisis pregnancy counselling services which are stat funded you can freetext LIST to 50444 

Aware

"Your supporting light through depression" Aware seeks to work with those who are experiencing mental health issues such as depression along with supporting their families and loved ones in the process. If you are finding things difficult you can contact Aware from Monday- Sunday between 10am and 10pm on The Aware Support Line 1800 80 48 48

Pieta House                                                                                                                                                     
A centre for suicide and self harm prevention. Pieta House helps people who self-harm, have suicidal thoughts or have attempted suicide by offering one to one counselling free of charge. With centres based around the country Pieta House are a crisis centre seeking to help those who are self-harming or suicidal work through their crisis. More information on regarding contact numbers for Pieta House for a centre close to you can be found on pieta.ie

Console

An organisation which helps people who have been affected by suicide. Console offer professional counselling  to those affected by suicide through individual and family counselling along with support groups. For those who are feeling suicidal Console offer a 24/7  helpline for anyone who is experiencing a suicidal crisis on 1800 247 247

GROW 

A mental health organisation which helped people who have suffered or who are suffering from mental health issues. Offering support groups for those experiencing mental health issues or who have in the past information regarding your nearest group can be sought by contacting 1890 474 474

Suicide or survive

Suicide or Survive (SOS) is an Irish charity focussed on breaking down the stigma associated with mental health issues and ensuring that those affected have access to quality recovery services that are right for the individual. Offering a number of different workshops which seek to promote wellness such as the EDEN programme SOS support those who have experience with mental health issues to take ownership of their mental health and recovery. 

Body whys

A national organisation which supports people with eating disorders. Bodywhys seeks to ensure that people affected by eating disorder have their needs met through the provision of quality services delivered by both statutory and voluntary agencies. Promoting the awareness and understand of eating disorders, Bodywhys provide a range of resources and support information on their website, bodywhys.ie







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