List of National Mental Health Support Charities / Agencies for
Young People in Ireland
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2: Addiction Recovery Ireland
3: As I am
Aware provides support, education and information services for those impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and other mood related conditions.
Phone No: 1800 80 48 48
5: Barnardos Children’s Bereavement Service
Offers support to young people in relation to bereavement.
Phone No: 01 4732110
6: Belong To
9: Cycle Against Suicide
Cycle Against Suicide is a national awareness charity that strives to break down the barriers around mental illness and works to increase awareness of the supports and treatments that are available to empower those affected.
10: Enable Ireland
11: Exchange House – Ireland’s National Traveller Service
12: Family Carers Ireland
13: Family Resource Centres Ireland
14: Focus Ireland
16: Hearing Voices Network
17: HSE – Getting urgent help
The Emergency Services should be contacted if you or someone you know is in immediate danger of harm or suicide.
Phone: 999 or 112
18: Hse Child And Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
The HSE Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is a specialist service for people under the age of 18 with mental health difficulties. These are difficulties that affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviours every day.
19: HSE Mental Health Information Line
The HSE Mental Health Information line is dedicated to providing information on supports & services in your area and how to access these.
Phone: 1800 111 888
20: Irish Men’s Sheds Association
21: Irish Refugee Council
22: Child Line/ ISPCC
24: LGBT Ireland
LGBT Ireland provide information and support options for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Ireland.
Phone No: 01 6859280
Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair.
Phone No: 0808 808 8000
26: Men’s Aid
27: Mental Health Ireland
Information & resources for minding your mental health.
Phone No: 01 284 11 66
MyMind provide fast and easy access to counselling and psychotherapy in Dublin, Cork, and Limerick, as well as online.
Phone No: 076 680 1060
29: National Office For Suicide Prevention
National Office for Suicide Prevention supports implementation of Irelands suicide prevention strategy and provides a national database of mental health services.
31: National Traveller Mental Health Network
Community led organisation to address Traveller mental health challenges and support members of the Traveller Community.
Phone No: 01 679 6577
33: Pavee Point
34: Peter McVerry Trust
35: Pieta House
PIPS provide counselling and complementary therapies, home visits, one to one sessions, and support groups in Northern Ireland. PIPS can also provide support for families who have been touched by suicide throughout Northern Ireland.
Phone No: 0800 088 6042
37: 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.
Phone No: 01 4734175
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 someone’s mental health.
39: Samaritans Ireland
Samaritans is a service that can be used either if your situation feels more urgent, or if you feel like all you need is a good chat. There are 20 branches of Samaritans in Ireland with volunteers ready to answer the phone if you feel overwhelmed.
Phone No: 116 123
SpunOut.ie is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people. It provides young people with information they need to live active, happy and healthy lives.
41: St. Patricks Information & Support Line
Information & support for people (and their families/friends) experiencing a mental health challenge provided by Qualified Mental Health Nurses.
Phone No: 01 249 3333
42: Teenline Ireland
Teen-line Ireland provides a national non directive free phone and text service for teenagers.
Phone No: 1800 833 634
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.
Phone No: 1800 247 247
44: Woman’s Aid
24/7 helpline for woman experiencing domestic abuse.
Phone: 1800 341 900
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