Support services and helplines

If you have been affected by an issue raised in an Irish Examiner article, please see below for a list of websites offering support services and their helpline numbers.

Alcoholicsanonymous.ie
Call 01 842 0700

Aware
Mental health support for those impacted by depression, bipolar disorder & anxiety.
Call 1800 80 48 48

BeLongTo
A youth organisation supporting LGBTI+ young people in Ireland.
Call 01 670 6223

BodyWhys
The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland.
Call 01 210 7906

Childline
Call 1800 66 66 66

Focus Ireland
For families, people or children at risk or affected by homelessness.
Call 01 881 5900

Gamblers Anonymous
For those experiencing or recovering from a gambling addiction.
Call 01 872 1133

Grow
Mental health support & recovery.
Call 1890 474 474

Jigsaw
National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

MABS
Money Advice & Budgeting Service.
Call 0818 072 000

Men’s Aid
For male victims of domestic abuse.
Call 01 554 3811

MyOptions
HSE support service for unplanned pregnancy.
Call 1800 828 010

National Drugs Helpline
Call 1800 459 459

Pieta
Help for people who are suicidal and/or engaging in self-harm.
Call 1800 247 247 or 01 623 5606

Rape Crisis Centre
Call 1800 77 8888

Samaritans
Call 116 123, text 087 2609090 or email jo@samaritans.ie

Shine
Support for people affected by mental ill health.
Call 01 541 3715

Threshold
National housing charity.
Call 1800 454 454

Women’s Aid
Information and support for victims of domestic violence.
Call 1800 341 900

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