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E-resources and Helplines

Apps

Smart phone apps can be a really useful way to practice breathing and meditation exercises to help with stress and anxiety.

  • Breathe2Relax
  • Calm
  • Headspace
  • Stop, Breathe & Think
  • The Mindfulness App
  • Virtual Hope Box

 

Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT can be a useful way to challenge how we think and act to help with anxiety and low mood. Online programmes offers the opportunity to learn CBT skills.

  1. Aware Life Skills Online: www.aware.ie/education/life-skills-online-programme/
  2. CBT Online: www.online-therapy.com/cbt
  3. Mood Gym: https://moodgym.com.au/

Self-Help Resources

Self-help materials can give us coping skills to help us through times of distress.

  1. Information and exercise sheets:
  1. Specific self-help intervention packages:

Websites

Futureme.org

Write a letter to your future self.

Mind.org.uk

Mental health support and information.

Pleasetalk.ie

Ireland’s student-led mental health movement.

Reachout.com

Information on issues that can affect your mental health and well-being.

Spunout.ie

Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people.

 

Crisis Helpline Numbers

Emergency services (Gardaí, Ambulance, Fire Service)               

999 or 112

Shannon Doc

1850 212 999

Crisis Intervention Service

 

Limerick

Clare

North Tipperary

 

061 30 11 11

065 686 32 08

086 830 6663

ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services

(24/7) Email: info@adaptservices.ie

Website: www.adaptservices.ie/

1800 200 504

Al-Anon, strength and hope for families and friends of problem drinkers

(10am – 10pm daily) Email: info@alanon.ie

Website: www.alanon.ie

01 87 32 6999

Alcoholics Anonymous Ireland

Email: gso@alcoholicsanonymous.ie

Website: www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie/

01-8420700

AMEN, support and practical assistance to male victims of domestic abuse

(9am-5pm, Mon-Fri) Email: crisissupport@amen.ie

Website: www.amen.ie

046-9023718

AWARE, a national support helpline for issues relating to mood disorders

(10am to 10pm daily)

Website: www.aware.ie

1800 80 48 48

Bodywhys, The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland

(2hrs daily) Email: alex@bodywhys.ie

Website: www.bodywhys.ie/

1890 20 04 44

GOSHH (Gender, Orientation, Sexual Health, HIV)

(Mon 2.15pm–5pm, Tues-Fri 9.30am– 5pm) Email: info@goshh.ie

Website: goshh.ie/

061-316661

GROW, Community Mental Health

Email: midwesternregion@grow.ie

Website: www.grow.ie/

1890 474 474

Pieta House, for suicidality and self-harm    

(24/7) Email: mary@pieta.ie

Website:  www.pieta.ie

1800 247 247

Rape Crisis Midwest

Email: info@rapecrisis.ie

Website:  www.rapecrisis.ie/home.html

1800 311 511

Samaritans, confidential listening service     

(24/7) E-mail: jo@samaritans.org

Website: www.samaritans.org/

For 24 hour confidential text support text to 087-2609090

116 123

 

 

 

 

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