Ask for Help

If you need support please contact any of the following organisations who can help you.  This page is not monitored 24/7 and we cannot provide support directly.

Accident and Emergency

Go to, or contact, the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest general hospital if you are in immediate danger and can’t get through to a help line. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialing 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

If you need support, please contact any of the following organisations who can help you:

Samaritans provide fully confidential and non judgemental emotional support 24 hours a day, every day by phone and email.  Freecall 116123 or email

Childline is a 24/7 helpline for children and young people in distress. Tel: 01 234 2000

Aware provides information, education and support for people who experience depression or bipolar disorder, and their relatives. Support line 1800 80 48 48

Pieta House provide a free, confidential counselling service to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm.

GROW is a mental health organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems

SOSAD Sosad is an organisation that provides support and direction to those feeling suicidal, bereaved by suicide, or those supporting someone who is feeling suicidal.

Suicide or Survive provide services and supports aimed at suicide prevention. Tel: 1890 577 577

Rainbows Ireland Rainbows is a dedicated free service for children and young people. The Rainbows programme supports children and young people affected by loss because of bereavement, separation or divorce. The service is available in local communities throughout Ireland. Email: or Tel: 01 4734175

Mental Health Ireland is a place to learn about mental health in Ireland, and how to support yourself and the people you love.

Bodywhys provide information and support for people affected by eating disorders

headstrong Headstrong and Jigsaw provide support and information to make sure every young person in Ireland has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to.


Reach Out Logo Reachout is an online youth mental health service which supports those going through a tough time, providing reliable information and support on anything which could affect someones mental health.

Turn2me are an online mental health community providing peer and professional support to those in need.  Remain anonymous, express yourself, and share your experiences without fear of recognition or judgement.

National Office for Suicide Prevention supports implementation of Irelands suicide prevention strategy and provides a national database of mental heath services

PIPS Charity

PIPS provide counselling and complementary therapies, home visits, one to one sessions, and support groups in Northern Ireland.


Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. Tel: 0808 808 8000

LGBT Ireland provide information and support options for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Ireland. Helpline:01 6859280

MyMind provide fast and easy access to counselling and psychotherapy in Dublin, Cork, and Limerick, as well as online. Email

SeeChange SeeChange are a national movement to change minds about mental health problems and end stigma, one conversation at a time. Email

Stop Suicide Provide a free counselling service to those that are in distress or feeling suicidal, and to those who have been bereaved by suicide in the North West region. Tel: 071 9856070