Mental Health

ALL THREE COUNTIES  |  GALWAY  |  MAYO  |  ROSCOMMON

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, many of the services listed in our Services Directory have adopted new working arrangements. Please contact them directly to ascertain their current arrangements. 

All three counties

 

See Change

National campaign working to reduce stigma and change attitudes to mental health problems.

T: 01 860 1620 / E: info@seechange.ie / W: www.seechange.ie

 

Aware

Support for people whose lives are directly affected by depression.

W: http://www.aware.ie /  Helpline: 1800 80 48 48  /  E: info@aware.ie

 

The Irish Council for Psychotherapy

Directory of accredited counsellors and psychotherapists.

W: www.psychotherapycouncil.ie

 

Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists

Established in 1981, to identify, develop and maintain professional standards of excellence in counselling and psychotherapy.

W: www.iacp.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: 1890 621 631 / W:  www.shine.ie

 

For Mental Health news & events on this site, go HERE

 

GROW Mental Health

A confidential self-help support group for people experiencing a range of mental health issues.

T: 1890 474 474 / E: info@grow.ie / W: www.grow.ie

 

Irish Advocacy Network

Support and information service for people with mental health issues. Offers peer advocacy and awareness training.

T: 01 547 0510 / E: admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com / W: www.irishadvocacynetwork.com

 

Pieta

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

 

Bodywhys

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: alex@bodywhys.ie / 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: eden@suicideorsurvive.ie

 

Galway

 

Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC)

HSE Counselling Provides short-term counselling (up to 8 sessions) with a professionally qualified and accredited counsellor.

Service is available free of charge for people aged 18 years and over, with a full medical card.

T: 091 583 682

 

Galway Mental Health Ireland

Provides help to those who are mentally ill and promotes positive mental health.

T: 086 383 7607 / W: mentalhealthireland.ie

 

Galway Recovery College

Supports and encourages positive mental health and personal recovery through adult learning.

T: 087 340 1667 / E: galwayrecoverycollege@gmail.com /  W: www.recoverycollegewest.ie/galway

 

Galway Community Cafe

Galway Community Café is a free out-of-hours adult mental health service designed and run by people with lived experience of mental health challenges.

The Galway Community Café is a space which is open to anyone over 18 years of age experiencing mental health difficulties.

The Community Café is based in Mr. Waffle opposite the University Hospital Galway and is open Thursday – Sunday from 6.30pm – 11.00pm. Book a table here.

T: 087 108 5134

For Mental Health news & events on this site, go HERE

 

Mayo

 

Involve Ballina

In Partnership with Travellers recognises the equality of the Traveller community by providing programmes focused on the needs of the young people, initiatives and services that promote the participation and inclusion of the Traveller Community in Irish Society.

T: James/Alice/Keith 087 237 9132

 

GMIT Castlebar Counselling Service

GMIT Castlebar Counselling Service for third level students attending GMIT Castlebar.

T: 094 904 3127 / E: michellekerinsobrien@gmit.ie / W: www.gmit.ie/general/counselling-services-gmit

 

Dolmen Clubhouse Ltd Mental Health

General drop-in centres for adults with primary diagnosis of mental health issues, open every day.

The centre aims to promote positive mental health. Members work alongside staff in operating the centre and can participate in planning a range of social and vocational activities.

T: 096  78907 / E: dolmenclubhouse1@gmail.com

 

Mayo Mental Health Association

Mayo Mental Health Association provides a free confidential sign posting service for people of all age groups in the community who maybe experiencing mental health difficulties.

T: 094 903 8148 /  W: www.mayomha.ie

 

Aware

Defeat depression. General Support for people whose lives are directly affected by depression.

T: Helpline: 1890 303 302; Des Greene, Mayo 087 299 3142 / E:  info@aware.ie / W: www.aware.ie

 

Mayo Recovery College

Based at GMIT Castlebar this unique and innovative college aims to support and encourage positive mental health and personal recovery through adult learning and dialogue.

Courses are diverse and registration is open to all adults.

T: 086 029 4901 / E: mayorecovery@gmail.com / W: www.recoverycollegewest.ie/mayo
Knock Counselling Service

Individual and couple counselling, group therapy and drop-in service. Group work and anger management. Available to adults and adolescents.

T: 094 937 5032 / E: counsellingoffice@knockshrine.ie / W: www.knock-shrine.ie/counselling

 

Living Well Programme

This is a six week programme for adults living with long term or ongoing health conditions. Over the six 2.5 hourly weekly sessions individuals will have the opportunity to develop their skills and confidence in becoming active self-managers.

T: Liam Gildea – 087 349 0393 or Bonnie King – 087 917 6354 / E: liam.gildea@mayocil.ie or bonnie.king@mayocil.ie / W:  www.hse.ie/livingwell  

 

Bealach Nua Relative Peer Support Service

This service offers one to one support through its Relative Peer Support service to families of people with mental health difficulties that are attending the Mayo Adult Mental Health Services. This free service is provided by relatives with experience of supporting a family member with mental health difficulties

  T: Maria McGoldrick 086 045 0835

 

Cairdre Club Mental Health

Drop-in centres for people with mental health issues. Open 7 days a week in Rock Square, Castlebar.

T: 094 925 0529

 

Mayo Hearing Voices Support Group

The Mayo Hearing voices Support Group is a community based support group, where people with shared experiences come together to support one another. They offer a safe haven where people who hear, see or sense things that other people don’t, can feel accepted, valued and understood. The meetings are a closed group for people who experience hearing voices or other unique experiences only.

However, every seventh week we hold open meetings where members of the public can attend and learn more from voice hearers. Venue: Mayo Mental Health Association New Antrim Street Castlebar Co Mayo Day & time: Every Wednesday at 17:30 – 19:00

T: 089 228 8552

 

Helplink  Counselling

Helplink is a charitable organisation that provides the following mental health/counselling/therapy services in Mayo for children, young people and adults, 7 days a week and out-of-hours:

• General Counselling
• Addiction Counselling
• Couples Counselling
• Bereavement Counselling
• Youth Counselling
• Youth Addiction Counselling
• Play Therapy
• Art Therapy

Based at No. 2, Upper Charles Street, Castlebar, Mayo, F23 E244, Helplink also provides counsellors/mentors to primary and post-primary schools under initiatives such as the School Completion Programme.

T: 094 955 7007 / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie / W: helplink.ie

 

For Mental Health news & events on this site, go HERE

 

Roscommon

 

Access to Psychology Services Ireland (APSI)

Access to Psychology Services Ireland (APSI) provides stepped-care, low intensity interventions in a primary care setting for adlults with mild-to-moderate mental health presentations. It is a free service to all in Roscommon and does not require a Medical Card.

W: www.apsi.ie

 

REGARI Recovery College

Based in Roscommon town uses adult education in the service of recovery by running co-produced and co-delivered modules across Roscommon and East Galway. Aims to support, maintain and promote positive mental health in the community. The purpose of the Regari Recovery College is to create a culture of recovery, to improve quality of life and promote social inclusion by empowering people with mental health challenges, their families, friends and the community through co-produced education and learning together.

T: 086 130 4869 / E: regarirecoverycollege@gmail.com / W: www.recoverycollegewest.ie/roscommon

 

Roscommon Mental Health Association

Activities and developments in line with Mental Health Irelands National Strategy –
Empowerment – From Ideas to Action 2019-2021:

  • Supporting and promoting mental health awareness in communities to working
    alongside their local Development Officer in the delivery of MHI Workshops on
    Mental Health & Well-being.
  • Involvement in recovery initiatives such as peer-led day services, Recovery Colleges,
    Recovery Fairs.
E: roscommonmha@mentalhealthireland.ie
For Mental Health news & events on this site, go HERE
More on Suicide Prevention HERE

 

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