The National Suicide Research Foundation is not a service-provider.
If you are seeking help for yourself or someone else, there are a number of excellent resources available across Ireland. If you are in distress or experiencing thoughts of suicide or self-harm, we encourage you to contact your GP or a service below as soon as possible. In an emergency situation, please call 999 or 112 for emergency services or go to your nearest Emergency Department.
If you are based outside of Ireland, please visit Crisis Centres & Helplines – IASP for international contact information.
Your Mental Health
For information on mental health supports and services closest to you.
Freephone: 1800 111 888
Visit: Mental health – HSE.ie
Samaritans offer listening and support in times of need.
Freephone: 116 123
Text: 087 2 60 90 90 (standard text rates apply)
Visit: Samaritans Ireland
Information and support for anxiety, depression or mood-related conditions.
Freephone: 1800 80 48 48 (Monday to Sunday 10am-10pm)
Support and self-care groups: Further information on Phone – in and Zoom groups.
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
Visit: Home – Childline
Pieta provides free therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide.
Tel: 1800 247 247
Text: HELP to 51444 (standard text rates apply)
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
Psychological Society of Ireland
The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) have an online directory of Chartered Psychologists.
It is possible to search their online directory by location to find a Chartered Psychologist closest to you.
Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people.
Suicide Support and Information
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: Suicide Support and Information – Informing and Supporting those affected by Suicide
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 – HSE.ie
Visit: Connecting for Life – HSE.ie for information on the strategy and its progress.