• Contact your GP, or an “out of hours” GP

  • Contact Samaritans 24/7 on Freephone 116 123 or email

  • Contact Pieta House 24/7 on Freephone 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)

  • Contact Text 50808 by texting HELLO to 50808, free of charge, anytime day or night

If you, or someone you know, is at immediate risk of harm, visit the emergency department of your local general hospital. You can also contact emergency services on 112 or 999 anytime, day or night.

  • Samaritans: Offers emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to anyone who is in distress, lonely, struggling to cope or feeling suicidal.

  • Pieta: Free professional counselling service in your area via face to face, online or by phone. 

  • Aware: National organisation providing free support, education and information services to those impacted by anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and related mood conditions.

  • HSE Regional Officers for Suicide Prevention (ROSP): HSE Resource Officers for Suicide Prevention (ROSPs) work across a range of Community Health Services, Community Health Organisations (CHOs) and areas nationwide.

  • National Office for Suicide Prevention: The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) supports the implementation of Connecting for Life, Ireland's National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.

  • Mental Health Ireland (MHI): MHI promote and enhance mental health, wellbeing and recovery for all individuals and communities.

  • National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF): The National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) is an independent, multi-disciplinary research unit that investigates suicide and self-harm in Ireland.

  • Ohana: Ohana provides education to identify the signs that someone may be suicidal, to employ the correct language in asking the appropriate questions and to ultimately direct that person to the appropriate help. 

  • Suicide or Survive: Suicide or Survive (SOS) is a nationwide Irish charity focussed on breaking down the stigma associated with mental health issues and ensuring that those affected have access to quality recovery services that are right for the individual.