Minding our Mental Health during the current situation is important for us all.
Click on the picture above for tips on how to manage mental wellbeing during COVID-19.

We all need a helping hand from time to time. Make contact with your GP should you require support. Below you will see additional information to help us all with our mental wellbeing.

PIETA HOUSE – Free 24 Hour Support. Talk to a therapist now.

We know that no two people are exactly the same, and that no-one else will have gone through the exact same things that you have.

Text Help to 51444 Call now on 1800 247 247

This is most definitely not a Silly place. If you, or somebody you know needs support, please follow the appropriate links below to take the first step.

SAMARITANS – Call us any time, day or night.

We’re here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Call free on 116 123 or email

“Aware provides support services which are available to individuals managin


We are currently offering phone counselling in place of face-to-face counselling and are responding to people in isolation, on the front-line or in crisis.

Where ordinary people can make an extraordinary difference.

Simply call 083-0777998

Mon-Thur 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm
Evening appointments by request.

Support Line and Support Mail are both available seven days a week and the Support & Self Care Groups take place weekly nationwide.

CHILDLINE – Talking Makes Us Stronger.

Childline is always here for every child and young person. 

You don’t have to have a problem to talk to Childline. 

Free Phone 1800 66 66 66 or Free Text 50101 – email at any time. You can expect a response within 24 hours.

ALONE – Supporting older people to age at home

Supporting & Befriending

CALL 0818 222 024

CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE FOR ELDERLY – 0818 222 024 – 8am -8pm o

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1800 341 900 National Freephone Helpline

MENS AID IRELAND – Confidential Support Service

Call Our National Helpline On :01-5543811 or email in 1996. Focusing on people aged 12 to 25 ye

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DKANE 12/03/2019 REPRO FREE Gloria O’Regan, Douglas at the launch of a student mental health project “Da Silly Heads” in Cork Institute of Technology. The newly developed concept is aimed to Put a Face on Mental Health through visual representations of various mental health illnesses. Pic Darragh Kane – contact the ReachOut team.

“Established in 2005, is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people providing non-judgemental information to around 140,000+ active readers each month. is a reader and youth volunteer led community, educating about the importance of holistic wellbeing and how good health can be maintained, both physically and mentally. Information is provided across  different topics broken down into sections; education, employment, health, life and opinion.”

“A registered charity with 20,000 volunteers based in 201 branches across 5 nations. Samaritans provides confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress and despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.”

Samaritans in Ireland:

Call Freephone: 116 123

Text: 087 2 60 90 90 (standard text rates apply)

Email: (RoI) (NI)

“Please Talk is Ireland’s student-led mental health movement. Please Talk urges students to understand that talking is a strength not of weakness, and if you’re experiencing problems while at college, there are people there who you can talk to. 

If students experience problems at home, college, or in their private lives, they can log on to select their college and identify what services that are available that they might want to access. Please Talk is supported by the HSE through the National Office of Suicide Prevention, and is part of the National Mental Health Strategy.”

“Shine is the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by mental ill health, through the promotion and provision of high quality services and working to ensure the continual enhancement of the quality of life of the people it serves.”

If you are in distress or seeking information you can contact Shine at any time for confidential support at

“See Change is working positively to reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental health problems and to ensure that everyone enjoys the same rights on an equal basis.”

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