Finding Help

The National Suicide Research Foundation is not a service-provider; however, there are a number of excellent resources available nationally.

 

Your Mental Health

For information on mental health supports and services closest to you.

Freephone: 1800 111 888

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Samaritans

Samaritans offer listening and support in times of need.

Freephone: 116 123    

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

Email: jo@samaritans.ie

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Aware 

Information and support for anxiety, depression or mood-related conditions.

Freephone: 1800 80 48 48 (Monday to Sunday 10am-10pm)

Email: supportmail@aware.ie

Support and self-care groups:  Further information on Phonein and Zoom groups

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Childline 

Listening and support for children and young people up to the age of 18.

Freephone: 1800 66 66 66

Free text: TALK to 50101

Live messenger is available on the website –> Click here to access

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Pieta          

Pieta provides free therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide.

Tel: 1800 247 247

Email: mary@pieta.ie

Text: HELP to 51444 (standard text rates apply)

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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 – big or small.

Free text: HELLO to 50808

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Psychological Society of Ireland

The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) have an online directory of Chartered Psychologists. This means they are recognised by the PSI as being a Chartered Member of the Society, ensuring they have all necessary qualifications and experience and adhere to the PSI Code of Ethics.

It is possible to search the online directory by location to find a Chartered Psychologist closest to you. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SpunOut.ie

Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people.

Visit: www.spunout.ie

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Suicide Support and Information.ie

Developed by the National Suicide Research Foundation and funded by the Health Research Board (HRB) this website provides evidence-based information on bereavement following suicide and responding to people at risk of suicide.

The information is tailored for people bereaved by suicide and for health professionals, including GPs and mental health professionals, as well as the general public.

Visit: suicidesupportandinformation.ie

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National Office for Suicide Prevention

The role of the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) is to effectively support, inform, monitor and co-ordinate the implementation of Connecting for Life.

Visit: National Office for Suicide Prevention

Visit: www.connectingforlifeireland.ie for information on the strategy and its progress.