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If you are currently suffering from anxiety or feel panicked, please reach out to one of these Support services who will be able to help you. 

MHI are a registered charity promoting positive mental health, wellbeing & recovery. They work to support people with lived experience of mental health challenges in their recovery and bring practical expression to national policy objectives.

Mental Health Ireland’s strategy Mental Health for All – Hope, Strength & Action 2022 – 2024 is an invitation to become involved in something bigger, to be part of a dynamic movement that makes a real difference to many peoples’ lives.

  • Tel: +353 1 284 116
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3Ts are proud members of Mental Health Reform, Ireland's leading national coalition of organisations campaigning to transform mental health and well-being supports in Ireland.  With over 70 members, the group campaigns and lobbies Government on all matters related to mental health.


Peer Advocacy in Mental Health is a voluntary organistion led by people with personal experience of mental health challenges. They provide peer advocacy, support and information for those with mental health difficulties. They work to Through their peer support, they support people to grow in confidence, have their voice heard, and claim their rights.

See Change is Ireland’s organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma. Their work is informed by people with lived experiences of mental health difficulties, who are best placed to give insight into mental health stigma and discrimination.  Their annual Green Ribbon Campaign aims to spread awareness about all mental health difficulties to help end mental health stigma and discrimination.

Tel: +353 1 541 3715



Suicide or Survive (SOS) is a nationwide charity focussed on breaking down the stigma around mental health. SOS deliver innovative mental health and wellness progrmames countrywide and online.  Programmes are available for people who have attempted suicide (Eden Programme), for people supporting others who are struggling (Supporters Programme), self-management / wellness (WRAP Programme, Wellness Workshop and Workplace Wellness). 

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Providing online, telephone & face to face support and assistance to all affected by depression & bipolar disorder. Phone-in and Zoom peer groups provide support for anxiety, mild to moderate depression, bipolar disorder or other related mood conditions. Support & self-care groups take place daily.Support Line Helpline (Freephone): 1800 80 48 48 (10am-10pm daily)

Embrace FARM is a registered charity working for farm families affected by sudden loss or trauma. They provide peer to peer support groups, grief support, an annual remembrance service, and residential bereavement weekends. It was founded by the Rohan family in the aftermath of their own personal tragedy. Embrace FARM also advocates for those affected by farm accidents. 


Providing fast and easy access to counselling and psychotherapyface to face and online. MyMind work to deliver affordable counselling with a sliding pay scale according to client. Also, for those directly affected by Covid-19, MyMind are now also delivering FREE online counselling appointments all over Ireland. For more information CLICK HERE .  

Free 24 Hour Support service with therapeutic approach for people in suicidal distress, who engage in self-harm, are particularly low or who are bereaved by suicide. See website for branches.

  • Freephone 24 hour Helpline: 1800 247 247
  • Text HELP to 51444
  • Call to book a therapy appoinment: 0818 111 126
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SHINE works with individuals & family members of those with mental health difficulties.  They aim to raise awareness and provide information, education, counselling & support groups. Services include groups for people with lived experience of a mental health difficulty, family & supporters groups, recovery training and education groups. Find your local Shine service here.Helpline: 1890 621 631

St Patrick's Mental Health Services

St Patrick’s Hospital provides a specialist Telephone & Email service staffed by experienced mental health nurses. The service is for the general public, existing service users and health care professionals and provides support for service users, early intervention or general queries. For callers own mental health or if concerned for another. Young adult service also available.

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  • Support & Information Line: +353 1 249 3333 (9am to 5pm Mon-Fri, answer & call back facility out of hours)

Talk to Tom provides a range of suicide prevention services both nationally and in their local community of Gorey. Services include counselling, child & adolescent services, bereavement support and community outreach programmes.  Their counselling service offers one to one, group and family counselling & therapy sessions. 

  • Helpline: (0818) 30 30 61
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Text About It is a confidential text messaging support service that provides immediate support for anyone going through a mental health or emotional crisis – big or small.  Crisis volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations and the service is free across all networks. Text About It is ideal if you rather text than speak to someone face to face or by phone. If the short code doesn't work on your network (An Post/48), you can still use the service by texting HELLO to 0861800280. Standard network message rates may apply to this 086 number. 

  • Available every day 24 hours a day.
  • Text HELLO to 50808 to start the conversation or text HELLO to 0861800280
  • 50808 Service is Free
  • Standard message rates apply to 086 1800280 number only.
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Online mental health community providing support groups, peer support and one to one online counselling.  Turn2me provide 6 free counselling sessions to anyone over 18 years living in Ireland. Website is a good resource of information on mental health issues. 

Contact: via form on the website


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