Below are a list of helpful supports based in the Republic of Ireland. In an Emergency, call 999 or 112.
- Pieta House
- HSE Drugs and Alcohol Helpline
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Gamblers Anonymous
- Women’s Aid
- LGBT Ireland
- Gay Switchboard
A safe place to talk, you don’t need to be feeling suicidal.
Help for those in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm.
Freecall: 1800 247 247
Text: HELP to 51444
Website: www.pieta.ie – check for local centre
Provide support to those experiencing depression or bipolar disorder, as well as those concerned about a loved one. See website for details about support groups.
Phone service run by the students and for the students of ITT, ITB, MU, NCAD, NCI, RCSI, TCD and UCD. Lines open every night during term time from 8.30pm-12.30am.
Helpline: 1800 793 793
HSE Drugs and Alcohol Helpline
Free, confidential place where you can talk through your concerns regarding drugs or alcohol.
Freephone: 1800 459 459 (Mon-Fri, 9.30-5.30)
Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from alcoholism. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.
Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from drug addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.
Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from gambling addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.
Offers support to young people up to the age of 18. You can access online chat on their website between 10am and 4am.
Helpline: 1800 66 66 66 (24 hours a day)
Text: Talk to 50101
The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland, a voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. Offer online support groups, see website for details.
This is a service for women experiencing domestic violence, and their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. Provide helpline support and one to one support to victims.
Men’s Aid Ireland
Support service for male victims of domestic violence, providing crisis intervention, helpline support and face to face support to victims.
Provide support and information for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their family and friends. Please see their website for instant messaging support and details of peer support groups.
LGBT helpline: 1890 929 539 (Mon to Thu 6.30pm-10pm. Fri 4pm-10pm. Sat to Sun 4pm-6pm)
Transgender Family Support line: 01 907 3707 (Sun 6pm-9pm. Tues 10am-12pm)
Instant message support available on website.
Provide support to gay people through a helpline and also offer instant messaging support via Facebook.
Helpline: 01 8721055