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Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

The Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists is the main regulatory and professional body in Ireland for fully trained and qualified counsellors and Psychotherapists.All fully trained counsellors and psychotherapists in ProConsult belong to this body

Samaritans provides 24-hour emotional support to anyone experiencing distress, despair or suicidal thought.
In the Republic of Ireland dial 1850 60 90 90.
In the UK dial 08457 90 90 90.

This website is designed for people who wish to find information on all the various support services that are available to them in the West of Ireland.
Sixteen different categories are listed in order to make looking for information a bit easier and you can also search by keyword or put in your local town.


Thousands of people struggling with depression have received help through the Aware loCall helpline, the depression support groups we run all over Ireland, our confidential email support service and our online support group service.
Call 1890 303 302 to speak to us. The Helpline is open Monday - Friday from 10am - 10pm.

Childline is a part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children). There are several ways to get in touch with us. There is a telephone service and there is an online service and there is a mobile phone texting service. Right now you are visiting the online part of Childline!

Childline and Childline Online are open every day. The telephones are open 24 hours a day to every young person living in Ireland. You can write in on our website and leave us a message any time of the day or night and we will respond within 4 days.

AMEN is a voluntary group, founded by Mary Cleary in December 1997, which provides a confidential helpline, a support service and information for male victims of domestic abuse. Thousands of men and supportive members of their families have contacted the helpline since it was set up.
Confidential Helpline Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm 046 9023 718

Drug and Alcohol Information & Support is an independent website managed by The Ana Liffey Drug Project.
Our mission is to help individuals, families and communities prevent and/or address problems arising from drug and alcohol use. is a media partner for the Let's Talk About Drugs National Media Awards and is also the online presence for the National Drug Conference of Ireland.

Headline is Ireland's national media monitoring programme, working to promote responsible and accurate coverage of mental health and suicide related issues within the Irish media

By text message* - Text the word HELP to 51444
Note that standard message rates will apply on text messages.

Our text service is powered by Zamano, customer care 0818 300048.

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