If you’re worried that you or someone you know is at risk of suicide or harm you should immediately contact your local GP or go to the nearest Accident and Emergency department. Contact your local doctor, listed under “General Practitioners” in the Golden Pages or visit

Please find a small list of the following confidential helplines that have been set up specifically to provide you with Advice, Information and Emotional support to help in troubled times of your life.


HYPNOTHERAPIST REGISTER: Hypnotherapist Register is an independent register of Hypnotherapists from many different Hypnotherapy Organisations. Website:

THE IRISH HYPNOTIST REGISTER: The Irish Hypnotist Register provides a unique source of information for both the public and for Hypnotherapists. website:

AWARE: Aware providing support services for depression and mood disorder..
Phone: 1890 303 302 Website:

GROW:GROW’s mission is to nurture mental health, personal growth, prevention and full recovery from all kinds of mental illness.Phone: 1890 474 474 Email: Website:

SAMARITANS: Providing befriending 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by phone and text to those passing through personal crisis. Phone: 116 123 Email: Website:

CONSOLE: Console has developed into a National Organisation supporting people in Suicidal Crisis and those Bereaved by Suicide through Professional Counselling, Support and Helpline Services.
Phone: 1800 247 247 Email: Website:
PIETA HOUSE:  Pieta House offers a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviours. Phone (to arrange appointment): 01 601 00 00 Website:

PARENTLINE:  We offer support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you’re not the first parent to face it. Sometimes, all you could need is a listening ear. Phone: 1890 927277 Email:

CHILDLINE: Childline is a part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children). There are several ways to get in touch with us. There is a telephone service, there is an online service and there is a mobile phone texting service. Phone: 1800 66 66 66 Text: 50101 Website:

TEENLINE:  Teen-Line Ireland is a free-phone service open every day of the week from 8pm to 11pm. Now we also open early on Wednesday – 4pm to 11pm. All calls are confidential. Phone: 1800 833 634 Email: Website: TeenLine Ireland

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Phone : 01 4538998 Email : Website:

SEXUALITY  Gay Switchboard Phone: 01 872 1055 Email: Website:  The LGBT Helpline is a non-judgmental and confidential service providing listening, support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their family and friends, and to those who are questioning if they might be LGBT. The National LGBT Helpline service is provided by a network of trained volunteers from a number of local LGBT helplines. Phone: 1890 929 539 Website:

IRISH FAMILY PLANNING ASSOCIATION:  The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) is Ireland’s leading sexual health charity. The organisation promotes the right of all people to sexual and reproductive health information and dedicated, confidential and affordable healthcare services. Phone: 1850 495 051 (pregnancy helpline) 1850 425 262 (contraceptive info) Website:

LIFE:  Life Pregnancy Care Ireland Ltd was established in 1981 and is a non-denominational, non-advocacy organisation registered for charitable purposes. We provide help and support to people facing an unplanned pregnancy, post-pregnancy and post-abortion. Our support includes homeless accommodation, parenting and pre-natal classes and a counselling service. Our ethos is based on one simple principle: Caring and compassion for those in crisis  Phone: 1850 281 281 Email: Website:

EATING DISORDERS: BODYWHYS Our vision is that people affected by eating disorders will have their needs met through the provision of appropriate, integrated, quality services being delivered by a range of statutory, private and voluntary agencies. Phone: 1890 200 444 Email: Website:

ONE IN FOUR: One in four people in Ireland experience sexual abuse. It might be you, someone you care about or someone you’re friendly with. Phone: 01 662 4070 Email: Website:

AOIBHNEAS: Aoibhneas was established in 1988 to respond to the needs of women and children suffering violence in their home. Aoibhneas operates a 24 hour helpline service, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Phone: 01 8670 701 Email: Website:

WOMEN’S AID: Women’s Aid knows how difficult it can be living with domestic violence. That is why we offer free, confidential support and information. We listen to you and talk to you about your situation. We won’t judge you or tell you what to do. We won’t tell anyone you’ve been in touch with us. We can discuss your options and help you plan your safety. We can support you by sitting down with you to you explore the various options available to you. We can also go to court with you. Phone: 1800 341 900 Website:

Reach out there is always help there for you!