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

Local Services in Donegal

Mental Health Ireland (Bill Vaughan)

How service can be accessed:

Self referrals and professional referrals accepted

Cost of services: Free
Referral Required: No
Description of service:

Mental Health Ireland is a national voluntary organisation which aims to promote positive mental health and to actively support persons with a mental illness. MHI operates through a team of Regional Development Officers and a network of local volunteer- based Mental Health Associations (MHAs) throughout the country.

Confidentiality: Yes
Hse Endorsed: Yes
Type of Service Provided:

Community support service -Activities of MHI are wide-ranging and include education and training workshops, provision of information, development of mental health promotion programmes, befriending and social activities, and social housing.

Opening Days: Mon-Fri
Opening Times :
Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Phone Number: 086 7723287
Cost of Call: Mobile Rate
Tirconaill House, St. Conal's Hospital, Letterkenny, County Donegal.