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TEXT 50808 provides anonymous crisis support by text to both adults and teenagers. Free 24/7 support is available for anyone in crisis who prefers to text rather than phone a helpline.

  • Free Text Service: Text 3TS to 50808 to begin the conversation (24/7)
  • Website: www.text50808.ie

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. 

Supporting children whose well-being is under threat.  Support services include Bereavement Helpline & Counselling for children, Guardian AD Litem, post adoption services, vetting services, and programmes in literacy and empathy.

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BeLonG To provides support and information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland through a number of support services.   If you are LGBTI+ and have questions, worries, or just need to have a chat in a safe space, BeLonG To can provide you with information, support, and a listening ear.  BeLonG To support youth groups around the country where you can be yourself, meet new people and seek help.Monday Chats:  Between 3-7pm: Free service for 14-23 year-olds. Book an appointment via the email or telephone number below.

Belong

BeLonG To provides support and information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland through a number of support services.   If you are LGBTI+ and have questions, worries, or just need to have a chat in a safe space, BeLonG To can provide you with information, support, and a listening ear.  BeLonG To support youth groups around the country where you can be yourself, meet new people and seek help.Monday Chats:  Between 3-7pm: Free service for 14-23 year-olds. Book an appointment via the email or telephone number below.

Providing a helpline for parents & children affected by child sexual abuse. Ireland’s leading voluntary provider of therapy to children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse.

Childline is the national 24-hour active listening service for children and young people up and including 18 years of age in Ireland. Children and young people can contact the service at any time, to talk about any issue on their mind. The service can be reached in the following ways:

  • Free Text Service: Text TALK to 50101
  • Helpline (24 Hr Freephone): 1800 66 66 66 up to 18 years.
  • Chat Online:  childline.ie  
  • Web: childline.ie

Parentline is a national, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues.

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
  • Email: info@talktotom.ie
  • Web: talktotom.ie

 

Teenline is a free 24-hour active listening service for young people up and including 18 years of age in Ireland. Provided by the ISPCC, the service is confidential, non-directive and non-judgemental. Young people can contact the service at any time, to talk about any issue on their mind.

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For under 18’s with drug or alcohol problems, providing psychiatric & medical assessment, family therapy, one-to-one counselling, and family support

  • Phone: 00 353 921 4978
  • Web: hse.ie
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