Local Services

Are you, or someone you know, in crisis now and need someone to talk to?

Please do not be alone. If you are worried about yourself or someone you know it is important to get help as soon as possible. Everyone needs help from time to time. In fact, asking for help is a sign of personal strength.

  • Contact your local GP. If it’s late in the evening or night-time, contact NowDOC at 1850 400 911

  • Go to the Emergency Department, Letterkenny General Hospital or Sligo General Hospital for those living in vicinity of Bundoran, Ballyshannon & Ballintra

  • Contact emergency services by calling 999 or 112

  • Call the Samaritans, the FREE 24 hour listening service, to talk to someone now about what’s on your mind. Call 116 123


Emergency Numbers

Help for a mental health emergency or crisis

CALL 999 /112

If you or a loved one are at imminent risk, call 999 or 112 for emergency help.

TEXT 50808

A free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis. Text HELLO to 50808, anytime day or night.

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Do you need to talk to someone right now? Free call Samaritans 116 123. Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Other Supports

Pieta North West

Pieta provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service to people who are in suicidal distress, those who engage in self-harm, and those bereaved by suicide. All services are provided free of charge and no referral is needed. CALL FREE on 1800 247 247 or TEXT HELP to 51444

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GROW’s weekly support meetings offer members a practical path out of mental and emotional issues. To find out how you can join an online group please contact the GROW info line on 1890 474 474

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If you are experiencing anxiety, depression or related mood conditions, Aware has a free support line, support email and phone-in support groups. Freephone 1800 80 48 48

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Youth Mental Health

The services listed here provide mental health information and support for young people.

Jigsaw Donegal

Jigsaw offers a one-to-one support service for young people aged between 15 and 25.

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Childline is open every day and is for all children and young people up to the age of 18 in Ireland. Freephone 1800 66 66 66. Free Text 50101.

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BeLonG To youth services is the national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people between 14 and 23 years in Ireland.

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