some useful links
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Preventing the harm and healing the trauma of rape and other forms of sexual violence for women and men. A national 24-hour helpline 1800 77 8888 is available, offering a confidential listening and support service for women and men who have been raped, sexually assaulted, sexually harassed or sexually abused at any time in their lives.
24 hour national freephone available to support those affected by abuse, working to make women and children safe from domestic violence. A Dublin based one to one support service Monday to Friday.
Mental Health Ireland
Mental Health Ireland, aims to support individuals with mental health difficulties by promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in conjuction with the HSE
Dedicated state agency responsible for the welfare and safety of children. Their website contains a guide to help you when considering reporting a child protection or welfare concern to Tusla.
Dedicated to helping anyone suffering because of their drinking. Main requirement to become a member is to have the desire to stop drinking.
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Committed to professional standards of excellence in counselling & psychoterapy.
A 24 hour, 7 days a week support service for anyone who is struggling, isolated and needs some human contact. They have a new dedicated Ireland only email firstname.lastname@example.org to help those who seek and receive emotional support when most in need.
Supporting those in crisis by providing free accessible confidential services. Suicide bereavement support, those with suicide ideation or who participate in self harming are among the services offered.
Helpline for parents, offering support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent. No need for an appointment or referral.
Young peoples health in mind. If you are a young person and finding things tough, going through a hard time, Jigsaw can provide suppport.
Provides emotional and practical support to those affected by depression, bi polar and related disorders.
Narcotics Anonymous Ireland
Supporting men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. Offering recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve step program with regular attendance at group meetings.