Useful Links

Useful Links

Our service is run by the students and for the students of DBS, MU, NCAD, RCSI, TCD, TUD and UCD. If you are calling outside of our opening hours or are looking for more specific information you may find the following useful:

Depression & Mental Health:

Samaritans
Provides a helpline service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to those going through difficult times or facing a personal crisis.
Helpline (24hr): 116 123

Aware
Providing online, phone and face to face support to all those affected by depression.
Helpline (locall): 1890 303 302
Email: supportmail@aware.ie

50808
A messaging service for in-the-moment crisis support.
Text: HELLO to 50808 to chat with a Crisis Volunteer

Addiction:

Alcoholics Anonymous
Providing support for those overcoming alcohol addiction through open and closed meetings which take place nationwide.
Phone: 01 4538998
Email: gso@alcoholicsanonymous.ie

Narcotics Anonymous
For those overcoming all types of drug addiction.
Phone: 01 6728000
Email: info@na-ireland.org

Bereavement:

Whether a COVID-related death, a death from other causes, or people may also be finding a previous bereavement more difficult at this time.
The Bereavement Support Line, in partnership with the HSE, is there to provide connection, comfort and support in these exceptional times.
10am-1pm
Phone: 1800 807077
Website: https://hospicefoundation.ie/our-supports-services/bereavement-loss-hub/bereavement-support-line/

Domestic Violence & Rape:

Amen/AnyMan
Confidential helpline and support service for men experiencing domestic abuse.
Helpline: 046 9023 718

Rape Crisis Network Ireland
RCNI provides a 24-hour helpline for anyone in crisis or with concerns for themselves or another.
Helpline (24 Hr): 1800 778888

Women’s Aid
National helpline for women experiencing domestic abuse. Offers one to one support service and court accompaniment service.
Helpline: 1800 341 900

Eating Disorders:

Bodywhys
Confidential help, support and information services for people with eating disorders and for their families and friends.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 200 444

Parenting:

One Family
Support and information services for men and women parenting alone, sharing parenting or separating.
Helpline (LoCall): 1890 622212

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

Suicide & Self Harm:

Pieta House 
Provides professional one to one counselling for those self-harming, feeling suicidal or suffering effects of a suicide attempt.
Phone: 01 601 0000

SOSAD
Offers free one to one counselling, suicide bereavement support, advice and care.
Phone (24 hr): 041 9848754
Email: info@sosadireland.ie

Unplanned Pregnancy:

My Options

My Options is a HSE freephone line that provides free and confidential information and counselling to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.

Freephone: 1800 828 010

Sexuality:

LGBT Helpline
Offers online and phone listening helpline as well as support information for LGBT individuals, their family and friends.
Helpline: 1890 929 539
Email: info@lgbt.ie

Gay Switchboard Ireland
Provides online chat and phone helpline and information for LGBT individuals, their family and friends.
Helpline: 01-872 1055
Email: ask@gayswitchboard.ie

Dublin Lesbian Line
Offers a phone support service, staffed by women who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual.
Helpline: 01-872 9911
Email: info@dublinlesbianline.ie

Add a resource to this page:

For a resource to be added to this page, it must be a helpline or support group which is based in Ireland, freely available across the country, and is not affiliated with any political or religious group, organisation or belief. If you know of a service which meets these criteria and which you believe would be helpful to third level students in Ireland, please contact info@niteline.org to let us know.