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Lifeline (Textphone)


About Lifeline (Textphone)

Lifeline (Textphone) provides 24/7, free and confidential support over text message (SMS). We exist to help people in Northern Ireland who may require support with anxiety, depression, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, trauma & PTSD.

We're committed to suicide prevention, so if you are having thoughts of suicide or thinking about killing yourself, we are here to listen and support you.

When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained counselors who have experience in how to help people with similar experiences to your own. They will listen, express empathy and understanding, and assist you to find a way through your situation. We are ready to support you 24/7, whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night.

Where is Lifeline (Textphone) available?

Available nationwide in Northern Ireland

Accessibility notes

The Lifeline text phone number can only be contacted using a text phone or a smart phone app called NGT Lite. The Lifeline text phone number 18001 0808 808 8000 which you note can only be contacted using a specific device (text phone) or a smart phone app called NGT Lite.

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