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Useful Links

Childline (ISPCC)

National listening service for young people up to the age of 18 years.

Freephone 1800 666 666 (any time day or night)
Text 50101 (from 10am to 4pm every day)
Chat online at (from 10am to 4pm every day)


Emotional support to anyone in distress or struggling to cope.

Freephone 116 123 (any time, day or night)

Pieta (National)

Telephone and text-based support counselling for people who are suicidal or engaging in self-harm.

Freephone 1800 247 247 (any time, day or night)
Text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)

HSE Drug and Alcohol Helpline

For general inquiries, signposting and information.

Call the confidential freephone helpline on 1800 459 459 from Monday to Friday between 9:30am-5:30 pm.


Online counselling service.

Mayo County Council

North West STOP

Providing counselling and support to those affected by suicide throughout the west and north-west of Ireland.

For counselling Callsave: 1850 211 877

For queries and information: Office: 071 985 6070 / Mob: 086 777 2009

Family Support Service Tusla

Provide a range of services that offer advice and support to families.

Mayo 094 90 42510


Information and support to anyone over 18 about issues relating to their own mood or the mood of a friend or family member, or who experiences depression or bipolar.

Freephone Support Line 1800 80 48 48 (from 10am to 10pm)
Email for services information and everyday support

Mindspace Mayo

Free, confidential mental health supports for young people.

Offering phone support 094 90 67001


Provides support line for older people.

0818 222 024 (from 8am-8pm, Monday to Friday)

LGBTQ+ Ireland

Online support and through the helpline for LGBT+ people across Ireland.

LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (every day)

Gender Identity Family Support Line 01 907 3707

Mayo Women’s Support

Providing supports for women and children living with domestic violence.

094 90 25409

Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS)

A national, free, confidential and independent service for people in debt or in danger of getting into debt.

Face-to-face service suspended until further notice. Phone and email service will operate from the Galway Office.

Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm

0761 07 7600