Here are some good local helplines and online support for students

Your Local GP (Doctor)

Visit your own GP in for general worries about your mood or mental health they can refer you to the relevent help like
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)
It is a service that provides assessment and treatment for young people and their families who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

C.A.M.H.S (Child and Adolescent Health Service)

Dublin North City and County CAMHS – Darndale Team

Darndale Health Centre
Darndale Village Centre
Dublin 17

(01) 8771552
09.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday (closed for lunch 1-2.15)

Provide fast and easy access to counselling and psychotherapy face to face and online. 

Click here to go to the website

 Jigsaw we have a wide range of information and help in the area of youth mental health. Online help and help by chat is available 

Click here to go to the website 

Sphere 17 The Listen Project

free-phone 1800 303 638

The Listen Project provides a safe space in Listen Sessions with a qualified Counsellor for young people to talk

The Listen Project is a referral and appointment service. Call between 4-6pm Monday – Friday or leave a message and we will get back in touch.

Click here to go to the website 


Parentline Can Help

Parentline is a national, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues. 

Call 1890 927277 or (01) 8733500

Parentline’s lines are open Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 9. 00 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.


Speak with Samaritans directly, they are a helpline and provide a free listening service.

Phone: 116 123 (available 24 hours a day and free to call from Ireland)

Samaritans Ireland also offer an email service –

Tus Nua Artane/Coolock Family Resource Centre

 55 Gracefield Road, Dublin 5

Visit Website   

Call: 01 851 2289

Pieta House

Pieta House is a suicide prevention service. They offer counselling in centres around Ireland and have a 24/7 crisis helpline.

Freephone 1800 247 247

Text help to 51444


Talking Makes Us Stronger

Childline is always here for every child and young person.

Free Phone 180066 66 66

Text to 50101

BeLonG To

BeLonG To Youth Services is the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland.

01 670 6223 (Monday-Friday from 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm)