Samaritans (Ireland) provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We exist to help everyone in Ireland who may be struggling or looking for support with abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer's, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.
People call us for many different mental health, crisis and behavioral health reasons. Regardless of what you are experiencing, we can support you. Talking with us is free. As part of our commitment to preventing suicide, we are available to help you if you are considering suicide or harming yourself, or if you are noticing warning signs in a friend or family member
When you contact us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive volunteers who will listen to you with empathy and understanding, and work together with you to find a meaningful way foward. They are experienced in knowing how to help people who have challenges like what you are going through. Anyone may call and get support. We help everyone, regardless of age, gender, religious views, or nationality. We recognise that difficult mental health or crisis experiences can happen at any time, so we are available 24 hours a day, every day of the week.
Available nationwide in Ireland
All topics and everyone
Callers who are d/Deaf or who have hearing or speech impairments can contact us for support by email by using firstname.lastname@example.org (Republic of Ireland only) (PLEASE NOTE: SAMARITANS IRELAND DO NOT HAVE THE RELAY UK SERVICE - ONLY SAMARITANS UK)