Health & Wellbeing

The following is a list of support services for young people who are feeling down, depressed and at risk of suicide.

If you are at risk of suicide, please contact your near A&E.


Teen-Line Ireland is a free-phone service open every day of the week. They’ve set up a helpline for young adults, a number you can dial when no-one else will listen or maybe you just don’t want to talk to someone who knows you.

Website:  Tel:  8pm – 11pm: 1800 833 634.


Childline is for young people up to the age of 18. They have live One To One online chats with people who are willing to try and help you and listen.

You can contact Childline’s phone service 24 hours a day on 1800 666 666, or if you prefer to text, you can contact our live Teentxt service by texting the word “Talk” to 50101.

Tel: 1800 666 666  Text ‘Talk’ to 50101  Website:


Samaritans provide 24 hours confidential support to people who are feeling down, depressed, concerned about a loved one or are at risk of suicide.

Samaritans offer support in a number of ways- phone, email, letter or in person.  Limerick Samaritans can be contacted at:

20 Barrington St, Limerick (9am -10pm)

Free Phone: 116 123 Email:


Text 50808

To start a conversation, text the word ‘HELLO’ for free to 50808. You’ll get two automated messages in response. The first will outline our terms and conditions and the second will simply ask “What’s going on for you?

Pieta House

Pieta House is a non-profit organisation providing a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming.

Website:  Phone: 061-484444


Aware undertakes to create a society where people affected by stress, depression and mood disorders are understood, supported, free from stigma, and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies.

Aware Support Line:  1890 303 302 (Monday – Sunday, 10am to 10pm)

Website:   Support mail service is


This national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by enduring mental illness including, but not exclusively, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder and bi-polar disorder, 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.

Website:        Tel: 1890 621 631 (Mon–Fri, 9am – 4pm)