Further Resources

Pieta House offers specialised treatment to clients who self-harm, suffer from suicidal ideation or have made multiple suicide attempts. Branches  across Ireland in Ballyfermot, Finglas, Lucan, Limerick, Tallaght, Kerry, Tipperary and Galway.

Visit Website: www.pieta.ie  Call: 1800 247 247 

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Visit Website: www.samaritans.org   Call: 116 123

Your Mental Health is a place to learn about mental health and how to support yourself and others. Find resources and support services near you

Visit Website: www.yourmentalhealth.ie

The National LGBT Helpline . A volunteer-run service and operates Monday to Friday from 7 to 9pm.

Visit Website: www.lgbt.ie  Call: 1890 929 539

BeLonGto To Youth Services is the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland. They also advocate and campaign on behalf of young LGBTI+ people, and offer a specialised LGBTI+ youth service with a focus on mental and sexual health, alongside drug and alcohol support.


Bronntanas offers access to a network of appropriately trained, experienced and supported psychotherapists/counsellors who will provide safe, confidential therapeutic spaces for those individuals, couples and families living in rural communities who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Fetish (LGBTQIAF), or who are questioning their sexualities


Gay Switchboard Ireland provides a confidential telephone support service. Listening, support, and information are provided to all callers in a non- directive or judgmental way. The service is available to the LGBT community, their parents, families and friends, and to anyone who has concerns relating to sexuality, including HIV/AIDS related enquiries.

Visit Website: www.gayswitchboard.ie  Call: 01 872 1055

The National LGBT Helpline is a volunteer run service and operates Monday to Friday from 7 to 9pm.

Visit Website: www.lgbt.ie  Call: 1890 929 539

Gender Identity Family Support Line is a volunteer-led listening and support service for families of trans and gender non-conforming people in Ireland. The line is open from 6-9pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month.

Call: 01 907 3707

Jigsaw offer a free service providing support and advice to young people (aged 12-25) experiencing mental health difficulties. Visit Website: www.jigsaw.ie/help

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) seeks to improve conditions and advance the rights and equality of trans people and their families. Their vision is an Ireland where trans people are understood, accepted and respected, and can participate fully in all aspects of Irish society.

Visit Website: www.teni.ie   Call: 01 873 35 75

RapeCrisisHelp  offers information about the professional support and the choices available to survivors of sexual violence.

Visit Website: www.rapecrisishelp.ie

You can call the 24 Hour Helpline on 1800 778888