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Emotional support to anyone in distress or struggling to cope. Freephone 116 123 every day 24 hours a day.

Text 50808

A free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through mental health or emotional crisis. Text HELLO to 50808, anytime day or night.

Pieta House

Telephone and text-based support counselling for people who are suicidal or engaging in self-harm. Freephone 1800 247 247 every day 24 hours a day.
Text HELP to 51444 – standard message rates apply.


Information, support and peer groups for people experiencing anxiety, mild to moderate depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions. Support also for friends and family members. Contact supportmail@aware.ie Freephone support line 1800 80 48 48 10am to 10pm every day.

Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line

Our free Bereavement support line, in partnership with the HSE, is there if you’re grieving and need comfort, connection, and support right now. 

 Freephone 1800 80 70 77

10 am to 1 pm Monday to Friday

LGBT Ireland

Online instant messaging support. Please see website for opening hours. ontact info@lgbt.ie for support or information.  LGBT+ helpline 1890 929 539 every day.
Gender identity family support line 01 907 3707


A range of services (helpline, support groups, online groups, email and family programmes) for adults and young people with eating disorders, and their families. Helpline 01 2107906 Monday, Wednesday and Sunday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Contact alex@bodywhys.ie for support.

Childline (ISPCC)

Ireland’s 24-hour national listening service for young people up to the age of 18. Freephone 1800 666 666 any time. Text 50101 from 10am to 4pm every day. Chat online at childline.ie anytime.


Mental health support and advice to young people aged 12 to 25 years old and parents or concerned adults. Visit jigsaw.ie/livechat for 1:1 text chat 1pm to 5pm Monday to Friday. Contact help@jigsaw.ie – replies 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Freephone 1800 544729 from 1pm to 5pm Monday to Friday. Text CALL ME to 086 180 3880 with your preferred day and time for a call.

Rape Crisis Centre

Services for sexual trauma and abuse.  Freephone GRCC

Monday to Friday 10 am to 1 pm.

Helpline  1800 355 355

email: helpline@grcc.ie

The National Counselling Service Ireland

The NCS is available free of charge across the country to residents in the Republic of Ireland. https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mental-health-services/national-counselling-service/ The CaPA service for Adults who experienced childhood abuse or neglect provides trauma-informed counselling/therapy from NCS centres nationwide.