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Resources and Helplines in Ireland


Pieta house


Pieta provides free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress, engage in self-harm, or bereaved by suicide, 24/7.

 Call 1800 247 247, 

Text HELP to 51444.  



Bodywhys, the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland, is the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders

Call 012107906  email



They are there , day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Call 116 123




 Supporting Your Mental Health. Aware undertakes to create a society where people affected by stress, depression, bipolar disorder and mood related conditions are understood, supported, free from stigma, and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies.

Freephone: 1800 80 48 48



Childline is open every day and is for all children and young people in Ireland up to and including the age of 18.

​Call 1800 66 66 66 ​



Jigsaw offer expert mental health advice and support, online and in person, to young people across Ireland, aged 12 - 25 years-old.



Call 999/112 in an emergency or if yours or someone else's life is at risk.

National services


They offer self-help, peer support and professional support through an online platform for those who are experiencing poor mental health.


Grow Mental Health is a charity that provides free, friendly community based, peer support groups for anyone who is experiencing a mental health issue.


Supporting people effected by mental ill health and their families through information and education.


Parentline is a national, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues.

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

List of registered Counsellors  & Psychotherapists practicing in Ireland

Womens Aid

Confidential information, support and understanding to women who are being abused by current or former boyfriends, partners or husbands.

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

For people who have experienced sexual assult, rape or childhood sexual abuse.

Aoibhneas Women and Children’s Refuge

Domestic abuse support for women and children.

24-hour support, information and referral services, access to safe accommodation – for women and children forced to leave their home due to domestic abuse.

LGBT Ireland

National support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and their families and friends.

If you are struggling with your mental health go to your GP so they can direct you to the best services in your area.

If you or someone you know is in Crisis go to the emergency department or call 112

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