If you feel you need to talk to someone face to face immediately, please contact your local G.P. or attend the nearest A&E Department.


You can receive support, and talk to someone by contacting one of the helplines below:


Phone: 116 123/ Text : 087 260 9090

Samaritans are available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.


Phone : 1Life helpline: 1800 247 100 / Text : “HELP” to 51444

Console Bereavement support : 1800 201890

Console supports people in suicidal crisis (1Life) and those bereaved by suicide (bereavement support line)

Senior Help Line

Phone : 1850 440444

Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people by trained older volunteers, open 10am to 10pm.


Phone: 1890 303202 / E-mail Support: wecanhelp@aware.ie

The Aware Helpline is a listening service for individuals who are experiencing depression and those who are concerned about a family member or friend, and is available from 10am-10pm.

Teen-Line Ireland

Phone: 1800 833 634

Teenline Ireland is a national helpline for teenagers feeling fed-up, alone, distressed, worried or just want to talk. Teen-Line provides a listening and support service and will provide you with information about other support services in your area.


Phone: 1800 66 66 66 / Text : “Talk” to 50101

Live text chat on website.

Childline is a part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) and gives children under the age of 18 an opportunity to talk about a wide variety of issues. Childline and Childline Online are open every day, with the phone line open 24 hours a day.