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Samaritans

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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Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a network of programmes across Ireland designed to make sure every young person has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to. They provide support to people with mental health issues like drugs and alcohol, body image, bullying, feeling anxious, feeling low, loss and grief, self-harm and more. There are 10 different Jigsaw locations (Clondalkin, Donegal, Dublin 15, Galway, Kerry, Meath, North Fingal, Offaly, Roscommon, & Tallaght)

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Pieta House

Pieta House offers specialised treatment to clients who self-harm, suffer from suicidal ideation or have made multiple suicide attempts. Clients receive an intensive programme of one-to-one counselling lasting about four to six weeks. Pieta House is a non-profit organisation and thier service is FREE of CHARGE. They now have branches at Ballyfermot, Finglas, Lucan, Limerick, Tallaght, Kerry, Tipperary and Galway.

1800 247 247 Visit Website Find out more

Donegal Women’s Centre

The Donegal Women’s Centre is a space for women to heal and pursue their own development in a safe, caring and supportive environment.

Their services include:

  • Domestic violence counselling service
  • Donegal community counselling service
  • IFPA crisis pregnancy counselling service
  • Young women's sexual health clinic
  • Listening service
  • Sexual health information 
  • Women's health and family planning clinic
(074) 912 4985 Visit Website Find out more

Jigsaw Dublin City

Jigsaw is a network of programmes across Ireland designed to make sure every young person has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to. They provide support to people with mental health issues like drugs and alcohol, body image, bullying, feeling anxious, feeling low, loss and grief, self-harm and more. There are 11 different Jigsaw locations (Clondalkin, Donegal, Dublin 15, Galway, Kerry, Meath, North Fingal, Offaly, Roscommon, & Tallaght).

Jigsaw Dublin City accepts referrals from all areas within the Dublin City Council region. Click here to find out if your area is in the Dublin City Council region.

01 658 3070 Visit Website Find out more

Traveller Counselling Service

Traveller Counselling Service is a counselling service designed to meet the needs ot the Traveller community. It respects Traveller culture, identity, values and norms and works from a perspective of culture centred counselling and psychotherapy. They can help people going through different issues, including: 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Family Problems
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Drug and Alcohol Misuse
  • Identity Issues, Including Sexual Identity
  • Physical and Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings

The service is open to all members of the Traveller community over the age of 18. It is free of charge.

086 308 1476 Visit Website Find out more

Niteline

Niteline is an anonymous, confidential, non-judgemental and non-directive listening, support and information service run by and for the students of ITT, ITB, MU, NCAD, NCI, RCSI, TCD and UCD and their affiliate colleges.

Niteline are there if you ever feel that you would like to talk to someone that will listen, accept and understand without judging. You can talk about anything - no problem is too big or too small.

Niteline is open every night during term time from 9:00pm to 2:30am.

As well as calling, you can also contact Niteline via their instant messaging service on their online listening page.

1800 793 793 Visit Website Find out more

The Rise Foundation

The RISE Foundation supports family members of those with addictive behaviour (alcohol, drugs, gambling, food or sex addiction).

RISE stands for "Recovery In a Safe Environment". The foundation are dedicated to helping family members to free themselves from the stress, anxiety and worry of having a loved one with addictive behaviour and to understand the nature of addiction and the profound effects it has on relationships.

01 764 5131 Visit Website Find out more

Aiséirí Treatment Centres

Aiséirí provides community and residential services to help young people, adults and families overcome addiction and lead meaningful lives in recovery.

Their services include residential services, family programmes, recovery retreats, and outreach to individuals, communities, schools and businesses who would like to learn more about addiction. 

Their Adolescent Addiction Treatment Centre, Aiséirí Aislinn (located Kilkenny), provides treatment for young people between the ages of 15 and 21 years living with the destructive impact of alcohol, drugs and/ or gambling.

They have four treatment centres around the country including Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny and Tipperary. Find contact information for the different centres on their website.

(056) 883 37 77 Visit Website Find out more

Irish Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The Irish Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies website has a list of registered CBT professionals in Ireland. 

If you are looking for a therapist who specialises in CBT, you can use their directory here.

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Greine Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre

Counselling for bereaved individuals and families, individual couples and relationship counselling, C.B.T., addiction counselling, psychoanalysis.

01 8107667 Visit Website Find out more

GDYS Tithe na nOg

GDYS Tithe na nog works with young people (under 25 years) who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

091 449049 / 085 1156440 Visit Website Find out more
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