Make the Call now for yourself or for another person

 CALL 999 or 112 In the event of an emergency

 A&E Visit your Accident & Emergency Department; bring a companion, if possible

 GP Talk with your GP

 TEXT Crisis Textline Ireland at 50808 (free 24/7 text service)

 CALL A HELPLINE Choose from the Support Services Below:


Longstanding & trusted, Samaritans volunteers provide confidential support, befriending and listening to those in personal crisis, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland Helpline: Freephone 116 123

Email: Republic of Ireland- 

            Northern Ireland- (email response issued within 24 hours)



Confidential messaging support service providing immediate support for anyone going through a mental health or emotional crisis – big or small. Crisis Volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations.

Text 50808 to start the conversation

Available every day 24 hours a day

Standard message rates apply.

Feeling alone or afraid?

Talk to a therapist any time, day or night. If you need someone to talk to, we listen. Whatever you’re going through, you can call us anytime for FREE.

Freephone to speak to a therapist if you’re in crisis: 1800 247 247

Text HELP to 51444

Telephone to make an appointment with a therapist: 0818 111126


The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) is Ireland’s national child protection charity.

Childline can be contacted by any child or young person by calling 1800 66 66 66, texting to 50101 or chatting online at 24 hours a day.


Teenline can be contacted 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by calling 1800 833 634.

Freephone: 1800 833 634



Aware provides support, education and information services for those impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and other mood related conditions.

Telephone: 1800 80 48 48



Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair.

Telephone: 0808 808 8000


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