Support for people whose lives are directly affected by depression.
W: http://www.aware.ie / Freephone support line: 1800 80 48 48 / E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides support and increases awareness and understanding of eating disorders amongst the wider community. Advocates for the rights and healthcare needs of people affected by eating disorders.
T: 01 210 7906 / E: email@example.com / W: www.bodywhys.ie
Eden Programme – Suicide or Survive
The Eden Programme is led by a group of like-minded people who have been there and understand what it feels like to be at rock bottom. The programme is open for self-referrals and allows a person to explore their relationship with suicidal thoughts and suicidal feelings and ways to work through them and also to explore ways to not put the thoughts or feelings into action. This programme is funded and delivered in partnership with the National Office of Suicide Prevention, HSE and the National Counselling Centre.
T: 091 528 030 / E: firstname.lastname@example.org
GROW Mental Health
A confidential self-help support group for people experiencing a range of mental health issues.
T: 0818 474 474 / E: email@example.com / W: www.grow.ie
Helplink Mental Health
Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost counselling (by appointment only) to support people who may be feeling unhappy, stressed out and/or anxious or experiencing behaviour problems, anger issues, feeling sad, problems with eating and more.
Its counsellors are ready to help and are available online 7 days a week and out of hours.
See the e-learning platform Mindhacks.ie for mental health information and
provisions in the form of workshops, podcasts and videos.
T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Irish Advocacy Network
Support and information service for people with mental health issues. Offers peer advocacy and awareness training.
T: 01 547 0510 / E: email@example.com / W: www.irishadvocacynetwork.com
Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists
Established in 1981, to identify, develop and maintain professional standards of excellence in counselling and psychotherapy.
The Irish Council for Psychotherapy
Directory of accredited counsellors and psychotherapists.
The ‘Living Well’ Programme
Living Well is a recognised self-management support programme, based on the evidence-based Stanford model. It is free of charge and available to adults 18 years and older, who are living with one or more long-term health conditions, or caring for someone with a long-term health condition. The programme supports people to develop skills and confidence to become better self-managers of their own health condition/s.
T: Fiona Cunnane, Programme Co-ordinator 0877185615 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.hse.ie/LivingWell
Professional face-to-face therapeutic support for someone experiencing a suicidal crisis or engaging in self-harm.
Service provided completely free of charge. Suicide Helpline is for anyone in a suicidal crisis or who has been bereaved by suicide.
T: To speak to a therapist if you are in crisis – 1800 247 247, or text Help to 51444
To make an appointment with a therapist, call: 0818 111 126; Pieta Tuam 093 25586; Galway city 091 502 921; Pieta House (Mayo Outreach) 093 25586 / W: www.pieta.ie
National campaign working to reduce stigma and change attitudes to mental health problems.
T: 01 860 1620 / E: email@example.com / W: www.seechange.ie
SHINE Mental Health
Dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by enduring mental illness, including, but not exclusively, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder and bipolar disorder.
T: 01 541 3715 / W: www.shine.ie