Helplines and Professional Resources

UK

  • Call 999 for urgent help
  • Call 111 for medical help
  • Call 116 123 free to talk to the Samaritans

Web resources

Ireland

  • Call 999 if someone is in urgent need of help
  • Pieta House (Suicide & Self-harm) have a 24/7 Freephone helpline that can be accessed by calling 1800 247 247.
  • Samaritans Tel: 116 123 Text: 087 2 60 90 90
  • Aware support line 1800 80 48 48 which operates from 10am to 10pm.

Web resources

  • Pieta house 3: centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide
  • Aware 1: offers help, information and support, specifically for depression and bipolar
  • A Lust For Life 2 whose aim is to support, inspire and empower people to take care of their own minds
  • Reach Out 1: offers help, information and support on a range of topics
  • See Change 2: offers information and id dedicated to ending mental health stigma
  • The HSE: Health service advice and contact information for helplines
  • Grow: Mental Health support and Recovery
  • Shine: Supporting people affected by mental ill health
  • Mental Health Ireland 1: A list of possible services and helplines to use
  • Turn 2 Me: Online one to one or group counseling
  • Bodywhys: Eating Disorders Associations of Ireland

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