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Support Organisations by category

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LIVING LINKS
In the immediate aftermath of a Suicide, Living Links provides practical help, information and outreach support for the suicide bereaved. Living Links has branches countrywide.
Phone: 087 4122052
Email: info@livinglinks.ie
Web: livinglinks.ie

PIETA HOUSE – Centre for Prevention of Suicide & Self-Injury
Providing professional one to one counselling for those self harming, feeling suicidal or suffering effects of a suicide event.
Helpline: 1800 247 247
Email: mary@pieta.ie
Web: pieta.ie

SAMARITANS
Providing befriending 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to those passing through personal crisis.
Freephone Helpline: 116 123 (callers from Rep of Ireland)
Email: jo@samaritans.org (email response issues within 24 hours)
Web: samaritans.org

S.O.S. (Suicide or Survive)
Group support for people who have attempted or considered suicide. Operates Wellness Workshop programme.
Phone: 0402 41487
Mobile: 1890 577 577
Email: info@suicideorsurvive.ie
Web: suicideorsurvive.ie

SOSAD (Save Our Sons And Daughters)
24 hr suicide support. 4 branches offer a range of suicide prevention & intervention initiatives, free 1 to 1 counselling, follow-up, suicide bereavement support, advice & care.
Phone (24 hr): 041 9848754
Email: info@sosadireland.ie
Web: sosadireland.ie

GAY SWITCHBOARD DUBLIN (GSD)
Providing confidential helpline, married mens group and parents support service. A Drop In Service is available weekly from 7 Dec 2013 for sexual health information & support.
Helpline: 01-8721055 Mon-Fri 6:30-9pm/Weekends & Bank Hols: 4-6pm
Drop-in: Saturdays 2-4pm in Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1
Web: www.gayswitchboard.ie

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER HELPLINE (LGBT)
Listening & information Helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender (LGBT) individuals, their family & friends.
Helpline: 1890 929 539
Email: info@lgbt.ie
Web: lgbt.ie

TENI
Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) seeks to improve conditions and advance the rights and equality of trans people and their families.
Phone: (01) 873 3575
Email: office@teni.ie
Web: www.teni.ie

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)
Providing support for those overcoming alcohol addiction through AA Open & Closed meetings countrywide .
Phone : 01 4538998
Email : gso@alcoholicsanonymous.ie
Web: alcoholicsanonymous.ie

ASKABOUTALCOHOL.IE
HSE Helpline and website providing information on alcohol & health for anyone with concerns about alcohol. Sections on mental & physical health, information for family, parents & teens including sign-posts to supports plus drinks calculator etc.
Helpline: 1800 459 459 (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Web: askaboutalcohol.ie

ALATEEN
Groups for young people, aged 12 – 17, who are affected by a problem drinker. Members share their ideas and experience to understand problem drinking and lessen its impact on their lives.including sign-posts to supports plus drinks calculator etc.
Helpline: (01) 8732699 (Daily 10 am – 10 pm) to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Web: al-anon-ireland.org/alateen

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS (NA)
For those overcoming all types of drug & narcotic addictions.
Phone: 01 6728000
Email: info@na-ireland.org
Web : na-ireland.org

YOUTH DRUG & ALCOHOL SERVICE (YODA)
For under 18’s with drug or alcohol problems, providing psychiatric & medical assessment, family therapy, 1 to 1 counselling, and family support
Phone: 01 466 5040
Web: hse.ie

BARNARDOS CHILDREN’S CHARITY
Supporting children whose well-being is under threat. Support services include Bereavement Helpline & Counselling for children, Gaurdian AD Litem, post adoption services, vetting services, and programmes in literacy and empathy.
Bereavement Helpline: 01 473 2110 (Mon-Fri 10am-12pm)
Email : info@barnardos.ie
Web : barnardos.ie

CARI: CHILDREN AT RISK IN IRELAND
Providing a helpline for parents & children affected by child sexual abuse.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 924 567 (Mon-Fri 9.30-5.30pm)
Email: helpline@cari.ie
Web: cari.ie

CHILDLINE
Free 24 hour counselling service for children & young people aged up to 19 years.
Text TALK to 50101 any time
Helpline (24 Hr Freephone): 1800 66 66 66 up to 19 years.
Web: childline.ie

PARENTLINE
Support, guidance & information on all aspects of being a parent.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 927 277 (Mon–Thurs 10am–9.30 pm & Fri 10am–4.30pm)
Email: info@parentline.ie
Website: www.parentline.ie

TEENLINE IRELAND
Helpline for young people who feel lonely, anxious, isolated, down, vulnerable, depressed or suicidal.
Helpline (Freephone): 1800 833 634 (7pm-10pm)
Text TEEN to 50015
Email: info@teenline.ie
Web : teenline.ie

HSE NATIONAL COUNSELLING SERVICE
Provides free counselling & psychotherapy to those who have suffered sexual abuse or neglect in childhood.
Phone: 1800 670 700

ONE IN FOUR
One in Four offer support and counselling to those who have suffered sexual abuse in childhood. Appointment only service.
Phone: 01 662 4070 (Mon–Fri 9.30 to 5.30pm)
Email : info@oneinfour.ie
Web: www.oneinfour.ie

ANEW
Offering counselling & support to women, their children, partners and families facing issues around pregnancy, parenthood & homelessness.
Freephone: 1800 281 281 (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Thurs 5pm-7pm, Sat 12pm-2pm)
Email: info@anew.ie
Web: anew.ie

NURTURE
Offering supports and counselling for pregnancy and childbirth related mental issues.
Telephone: 01 8430930
Email: admin@nurturepnd.org
Web: nurturepnd.org

AWARE – Defeat Depression
Providing online, telephone & face to face support and assistance to all affected by depression & bipolar disorder.
Support Line Helpline (Freephone): 1800 80 48 48 (10am-10pm daily)
Email: supportmail@aware.ie
Web: aware.ie

GAELIC PLAYERS ASSOCIATION
The GPA operates an urgent confidential counselling support line for member players which is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Helpline: 1800 201 346 (open 24/7)

GROW (Ireland)
Helping people recover from mental health problems. At weekly, group support meetings nationwide, members support each other through their own experiences.
Helpline: 1890 474 474
Email: info@grow.ie
Web: grow.ie

REACHOUT.COM
ReachOut.com is an ONLINE service that helps people get through tough times, providing fact-sheets, personal stories, videos & an ‘ask the expert’ function on many aspects of mental health & help-seeking.
Email: info@inspireireland.ie

SHINE
SHINE works with individuals & family members of those with mental health difficulties. They aim to raise awareness and provide information, education, counselling & support groups.
Helpline: 1890 621 631 4
Email: Counselling Service phil@shineonline.ie
Web: shine.ie

ST PATRICK’S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Support & Information Service
St Patrick’s Hospital provides a specialist Telephone & Email service staffed by experienced mental health nurses 9-5 Monday to Friday (answering & call-back facility outside hours). The service is available to the general public, existing service users and health care professionals and will provide support for service users, early intervention or general queries, whether about the callers own mental health or if they are concerned for another.
Email: info@stpatsmail.com
Tel: 01 249 3333 (9am to 5pm Mon-Fri, answer & call back facility out of hours)

AMEN
Confidential helpline & support service for men experiencing domestic abuse and their children.
Helpline: 046 9023 718
Email: info@amen.ie
Web: amen.ie

RAPE CRISIS NETWORK IRELAND (RCNI)
Providing a 24 Hour Helpline service for anyone in crisis or with concerns for themselves or another. Website provides vital information & signposting to support services for survivors of sexual violence and those seeking information for others, with directions to local Rape Crisis Centres and other supporting services local to you. Easy to navigate, this is a go-to site for anyone seeking urgent help and assistance.
Helpline (24 Hr): 1800 778888
Email: info@rcni.ie
Web: www.rapecrisishelp.ie

WOMEN’S AID
National helpline for women experiencing domestic abuse, 1 to 1 support service and court accompaniment service.
Helpline: 1800 341 900 (10m-10pm)
Email: info@womensaid.ie
Web: womensaid.ie

BODYWHYS
Confidential help, support & information services for people with eating disorders and for their families & friends.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 200 444
Email : info@bodywhys.ie
Web: bodywhys.ie

IFA PIETA HOUSE HELPLINE
Joint initiative with Pieta House providing information & support for farmers & their families who are in stress, self-harming or even suicidal.
Helpine: 1890 1300 22 (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm & Sat 10am-2pm)
Download leaflet Mind Our Farm Families

IRISH ADVOCACY NETWORK
Provides peer advocacy, support and information for those with mental health difficulties. The AON support people with mental health difficulties to speak up, stand up and to take back control of their lives.
Tel: 01 872 8684
Email: admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com
Web: irishadvocacynetwork.com

ONE FAMILY
Support & information services for all members of one-parent families.
Phone: 01 662 9212
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 622212
Email: info@onfamily.ie
Website: onefamily.ie

PARENTLINE
Support, guidance & information on all aspects of being a parent.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 927 277 (Mon–Thurs 10am–9.30 pm & Fri 10am–4.30pm)
Email: info@parentline.ie
Website: www.parentline.ie

We try to keep this list as accurate and up to date as possible, and the last update was 1st December 2017. It is not a comprehensive list of organisations or categories and inclusion or exclusion from this list should not be regarded as reflecting the opinion of this organisation. The list and its contents have been gathered from publically available information and may contain errors or inaccuracies. E∓OE. Use of this list and this website is governed by our Terms and Conditions of Use



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Helplines

The Samaritans116 123
Pieta House1800 247 247
Aware1890 30 33 02
ISPCC Childline1800 66 66 66
Teen-Line Ireland1800 83 36 34

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Email admin@yspi.eu


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