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Mental health and wellbeing advice, information and support services in Ireland;

Aware

Aware provides support and information for people who experience anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder and also their loved ones

T: 1800 80 48 48

E: supportmail@aware.ie W: aware.ie

Bodywhys

Bodywhys is the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders.

T: 01 2834963

E: alex@bodywhys.ie

W: bodywhys.ie

 

CAHMS

CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and is a service that provides assessment and treatment for young people and their families who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

While a broad range of services support the mental health of children and adolescents, the term ‘CAMHS’ is usually applied very specifically to services that provide specialist mental health treatment and care to young people up to 18 years of age through a multidisciplinary team.

To access a CAMHS service you need to be referred by your GP.

W: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mental-health-services/camhs/

 

Cluain Mhuire

The Cluain Mhuire Service is a community based adult mental health service serving a population of over 175,000 in the Dublin South East area. 

Acute Care and Treatment; Outpatient Clinics; In Patient Care at St John of God Hospital, Recovery Programmes and Vocational Training; Residential Rehabilitation Service; Liaison Psychiatry Service; Social (drop-in) centres and Membership Club; Home based interventions and a variety of targeted therapies. 

T: 01 217 2100

W: https://www.cluainmhuire.ie/index.php/our-services/our-services

 

Connect Counselling

Connect Counselling is a free telephone counselling and support service for

any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood.

T: 1800 477 477

E: admin@connectcounselling.ie W: connectcounselling.ie

 

Dual Diagnosis Ireland

Is a not for profit organisation aimed at raising the awareness of the lack of services for the many many people with both a mental health problem such as depression and addiction issues.

E: info@dualdiagnosis.ie

W: https://www.dualdiagnosis.ie/

https://www.dualdiagnosis.ie/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/A-Z_mental_Health_2013.pdf

 

Emergency Services

You can contact emergency services on:

T: 999 or 112.

 

Family Support Network

The National Family Support Network primarily supports the development of family support groups and networks throughout the island of Ireland. Through this work the National Family Support Network raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families in coping with substance misuse while recognising the important role that families play in supporting the recovery of the substance misusing family member

T: 01 8980148

E: info@fsn.ie

W: http://www.fsn.ie

 

Farm and Rural Stress Helpline

HELPLINE 1800 742645 

or HSE south Mental Health Resource Officer: 087 2995913

E: farmandruralstress@hse.ie

Daily from 6.00pm - 10.00pm

 

GROW - National Office

GROW is a Mental Health Organisation helping people who have or are suffering from mental health problems. Members are helped to recover from all forms of mental breakdown, through the support members give each other. Grow also have a young adult section to their website and are currently developing resources for young adults in Ireland.

T: 01 840 8236

E: info@grow.ie

W: https://grow.ie

 

Helplink Mental Health

A Charitable Organisation Providing Accessible

Counselling, Information and Education Mental Health Services 

Locally (West of IRL), Nationally and Internationally

Helplink is a charitable organisation that provides the following support services nationally online, 7 days a week and out of hours:

  • General Counselling

  • Addiction Counselling

  • Couples Counselling

  • Bereavement Counselling

  • Youth Counselling

  • Youth Addiction Counselling

T: National Number: 0818 99 88 80 GALWAY: +353 91 759887 MAYO: +353 94 9557007

E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

W: https://helplink.ie

 

Hope House Addiction Treatment Centre

Hope House is a Rehabilitation Centre specialising in the treatment of alcohol, drugs, gambling and other dependencies. All prospective residents must be assessed prior to admission. Treatment The programme at Hope House is designed so that residents learn to become responsible for their own recovery. 

T: 094 9256888

W: https://hopehouse.ie

 

IACP

The Irish Association for Counselling

and Psychotherapy has a database of counsellors and psychotherapists, making it easier to find help in your local area.

T: 01 230 3536

W: www.iacp.ie

 

Irish Advocacy Network

Support, information, advocacy and training offered by persons who have experienced mental health difficulties. They have peer advocates (contact details on the website) working in the majority of counties throughout Ireland and regularly meet people in acute psychiatric units, training centers, day centers and day hospitals as well as meeting people in the community.

T: 047 38918 / 047 72863

E: admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com

W: http://www.irishadvocacynetwork.com/

 

Irish Friends of the Suicide Bereaved

Counselling and support group for the bereaved those bereaved by suicide

021 431 6722

E:ifsb@gofree.indigo.ie

 

Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a free and confidential mental health support service for young people aged 12 – 25.

T: 01 4727010

E: info@jigsaw.ie

 

Mental Health First Aid Ireland

Mental health first aid is the help offered to a person who is developing a mental health problem or who is experiencing a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. It follows the model that has been successful with conventional first aid.

E: info@mhfaireland.ie

W: https://www.mhfaireland.ie

 

Mental Health Ireland

MHI is a national voluntary organisation which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities in Ireland

T: 012841166

E: info@mentalhealthireland.ie W: mentalhealthireland.ie

 

Mental Health Reform

Mental Health Reform is Ireland’s leading national coalition on mental health. With over 70 member organisations, we work together to drive progressive reform of mental health services and supports in Ireland.

T: 01-874 9468

Email: info@mentalhealthreform.ie

W: https://www.mentalhealthreform.ie

 

MyMind

MyMind provides a range on counselling services, available online nationwide.

T: 076 6801060

E: hq@mymind.org

W: mymind.org

 

 

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.

T: 1800 793 793

 

OCD Ireland

OCD Ireland provide support

and information for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trichotillomania (TTM) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

E: information@ocdireland.org

W: ocdireland.org

 

Pieta House

Pieta House provides 24 hour crisis support and information for those in mental health distress.

T: 1800 247 247

E: mary@pieta.ie W: pieta.ie

 

Resource Officers for Suicide Prevention

For information on suicide prevention, intervention and services contact your local suicide prevention officer

W: hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mental- health-services/nosp/resourceofficers

 

Samaritans

The Samaritans telephone service is available 24 hours a day.

For confidential, non-judgmental support:

T: 116 123

Text: 087 2 60 90 90 (standard message rates apply)

E: jo@samaritans.ie W: samaritans.ie

 

Shine

Shine aims to empower people with mental ill health and their families through support, information and education while also advocating for social change.

T: 01 541 3715

E: info@shine.ie

W: shine.ie

 

Saint John of God Hospital 

Saint John of God Hospital provides specialist inpatient treatments in Addictions, Psychosis, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders.

T: 01-277 1450  Admission Office: 01 2771400

E:

W: stjohnofgodhospital.ie

 

SOSAD 

SOSAD has worked to raise awareness and help prevent suicide in Ireland.SOSAD works on the basis of early intervention as a suicide preventative measure, as well as supporting those who have been bereaved by suicide. We have five offices based in Cavan, Louth, Meath and Monaghan from which we provide our services. 

Helpline; 041 984 8754

https://sosadireland.ie

 

St. Patricks Mental Health Services

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services provides community and outpatient care through its Dean Clinics and day patient services through its Wellness & Recovery Centre.

T: 01 249 3333

E: info@stpatsmail.com W: stpatricks.ie

 

St. Vincents University Hospital

Inpatient care is provided to patients over 18 years of age in Elm Mount Unit in St. Vincent’s University Hospital – located on the ground floor at the end of the main corridor.

Outpatient appointments for eating disorders, liaison psychiatry and a clozapine clinic are all held in Suite 3, 4 and 5 in St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Elm Mount (Upper) tel:  (01) 221 3900

Elm Mount (Lower) tel: (01) 221 4228 & (01) 221 4627

W: https://www.stvincents.ie/departments/-and-mental-health-research/

 

Step Out Ireland

Step Out Ireland supports adults with social anxiety disorder through support groups and recovery programs.

T: +353 89 4562488

E: help@stepoutireland.com W: stepoutireland.com

 

Suicide or Survive

Their primary aim is suicide prevention through provision of a small group programme for people who have attempted suicide or are suicidal. SOS also run wellness workshops nationwide.

T: 0402 41487

W: https://suicideorsurvive.ie

 

TeenLine Ireland

Teenline Ireland is a national helpline for teenagers. Teenline provides a listening and support service.

T: 1800 833 634.  You can also free text 'Teen' to 50015.

W: https://www.ispcc.ie/teenline/

Text 50808

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

Text HELLO to 50808, anytime day or night.

Visit www.text50808.ie 

 

The National Traveller Mental Health service

is a Traveller specific mental health and suicide prevention service. They provide these services to Travellers to improve mental health and overall wellbeing and reduce suicide. They deliver mental health supports and suicide prevention by engaging and consulting with Travellers and others to provide education, training, individual support and group work to the community.

T: 01 872 1094

E: info@exchangehouse.ie

W: https://exchangehouse.ie/services_mentalhealth.php

 

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. 

T: 086 308 1476

W: https://travellercounselling.ie

Turn2Me

Turn2Me provides a 3 tiered approach to supporting mental well-being - self- help, support groups and professional support. They are an online based counselling and support service.

E: info@turn2me.org W: turn2me.org

 

YourMentalHealth.ie / HSElive

This is a Health Services Executive website that includes a comprehensive directory of services and supports, general information about mental health and wellbeing and tips about how to help people who may be experiencing mental health problems.

Resources and information about services delivered online, by telephone or face-to-face.

T: 041 6850300  

Can’t find what you’re looking for on HSE website - call 1850 24 1850 or 01 240 8720

E: hselive@hse.ie

W: yourmentalhealth.ie

 

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland Online Resource Centre

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland is an information resource website for all aspects of suicide prevention. Their aim: providing a specialist Online Counselling service fror all the young people of Ireland who may be at risk of suicide or self-harm. 

T: 021 242 7171

W: http://www.youthsuicideprevention.ie

 

WRAP (Wellness and Recovery Action Planning)

WRAP® is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well and make their life the way they want it to be.  

A number of organisations listed here facilitate WRAP programmes including Saint John of God Hospital, Saint Patrick's Mental Health Services and Shine.

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