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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.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
"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
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
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
Suicide or survive
Suicide or Survive (SOS) is an Irish charity focussed on 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.
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