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Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

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Bodywhys provides support via a helpline service, support groups around the country as well as through online support groups, BodywhysConnect, Teens Online Group, and an email support service. Their mission is to ensure support, awareness and understanding of eating disorders amongst the wider community as well as advocating for the rights and healthcare needs of people affected by eating disorders.

01 283 4963 Visit Website Find out more


Helpline and online support, offering advice and support to children and young people under 18. Childline is a part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children).

Childline online is available from 10am to 4am daily. Children can engage via TEXT and ONE TO ONE (live chat).

Teentxt’ is a live one-to-one text messaging support service for young people. By texting the word ‘Talk’ to 50101 from anywhere in Ireland you can avail of this free confidential service. Bullying support is available by texting the word ‘Bully’ to 50101. This is a free confidential service.

You can log on to for a Oone to one live chat. The website has information about Childine, children’ rights and information on various topics (such as abuse, mental health, gender identity, ethnicity, etc.) Childline online is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

01 6767960 Visit Website Find out more


BeLonG To is a national online youth service for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) young people in Ireland. They believe that the problems which LGBT young people experience are largely due to negative societal attitudes, and so work to change these attitudes. This is done by training teachers and youth workers, running awareness campaigns in schools and youth services and working with government departments to ensure that LGBT young people are heard so that positive social change occurs.

01 670 6223 Visit Website Find out more


Providing support and assistance to that section of society whose lives are affected by depression, bipolar disorder, postnatal depression or suicidal thoughts. Aware has support groups around the country. Helpline and next-day email support service available. Aware a freephone helpline that is open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 10pm; 1800 80 48 48.

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Drugs and Alcohol Helpline

Provides helpline and email support, information, guidance & referral to anyone with a question or concern related to drugs and alcohol. Confidential and free.

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Find a list of crisis pregnancy counselling services with this website
Freetext 'list' to 50444 Visit Website Find out more


ShoutOut give workshops to students, teachers and parents to help improve the school environment for LGBTI+ young people
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1800 459 459 Visit Website Find out more uses technology to promote mental wellbeing and help prevent suicide.
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SOLAS (previously known as FAS) is the government body in charge of further education in Ireland.
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Intreo is a single point of contact for all employment and income supports
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