Helpful Contacts and Websites

Northern Ireland  

Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to give you help and support, in confidence.  Tel 0808 808 8000.

Southern Health & Social Care Trust 
South-Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
Western Health & Social Care Trust -
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust -
Northern Health & Social Care Trust -

Republic of Ireland 

There are different types of support available for people with mental health difficulties.  Many of the supports are provided by agencies with the support of the HSE website - Health Service Executive

You can access most of the services without a referral.  For more information you can:

  • Talk to a GP 
  • Call the HSE YourMentalHealth Information Line on freephone 1800 111 888 any time day or night. They can help you find supports and services for your needs.


Longstanding and trusted, Samaritans volunteers provide confidential support, befriending and listening to those in personal crisis, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Helpline: Freephone 116 123 (callers from Rep of Ireland & N Ireland)
Email: (Rep. of Ire) 
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