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Providing online, telephone & face to face help and support to all affected by depression, mood related conditions & bipolar disorder. Daily support & self-care groups inc. Phone-in & Zoom peer groups. Free lecture series (currently online) on a range of topics related to depression. Their website has useful resources & information.   Support Line Helpline (Freephone): 1800 80 48 48 (10am-10pm daily) 

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50808 provides anonymous crisis support by text to both adults and teenagers. Free 24/7 support is vailable for anyone in crisis who prefers to text rather than phone a helplineFree Text Service: Text 3TS to 50808 to begin the conversation (24/7)

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Providing 24/7 crisis helpline and professional one- to-one counselling for anyone who is self-harming, feeling suicidal or suffering the effects of a suicide event or bereavement.  The service is also available to anyone who is feeling very low, anxious or depressed.  For information & branches nationwide, see Helpline (24hr): 1800 247 247 to speak with a therapist if you are in crisis

  • Text HELP to 51444
  • Call 0818 111126 to make an appointment with a therapist
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Longstanding & trusted, Samaritans volunteers provide confidential 24/7 helpline support, befriending and istening to those in personal crisis, 365 days a year. 21 branches across Ireland.  Also provide a Self-Help App. to keep track of feelings, get coping recommendations & to stay safe in a crisis.   elpline:  Freephone 116 123 (callers from Rep of Ireland & N Ireland) 


National 24-hour active listening service for children & young people up to & including 18 years of age.  Callers can contact the service at any time, to talk about any issue on their mind.   

  • Text: 50101 

  • Call: 1800 66 66 66  


Free 24-hour active listening service for teens up to & including 18 years of age.  Young people can contact he service at any time, to talk about any issue on their mind. Teenline is a confidential and non-judgemental service.    Call: 1800 833 634 

Grow Mental Health

Helping people recover from mental health problems.  At weekly, group support meetings nationwide, embers support each other through their own experiences. Helpline: 1890 474 474 


Information, education, counselling & support groups for anyone with a mental health issue & their family members. Services include groups for people with a lived experience of a mental health difficulty, family & supporters groups and recovery training and education groups. Find your regional or local branch hereHelpline: 1890 621 631

St Patrick's Mental Health Services

Specialist Telephone & Email service staffed by experienced mental health nurses, available to the general ublic as well as current service users & families.  For support, early intervention or general queries, whether for callers own mental health or if concerned for another. Young adult service also available. Email: 

  • Support & Information Line: +353 1 249 3333 (9am to 5pm Mon-Fri, answer & call back facility out of hours)
If you have private health insurance, your service provider may provide mental health supports and even free counselling services, so do check your policy.  
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