Mental Health Ireland

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General Practitioners, GPs, Family Doctors, Pharmacists, Dentists, Hospitals. It also provides contact phone numbers. Type your address in the box below. The Atlas will search automatically – choose an address from the search results. A map of your street will appear.

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Services you access by referral

List of mental health problems from A to Z – Click on the name to find treatment options and contact details of support organisations:


Updated: April 30th, 2018

HSE Mental Health Services
The HSE provides a wide range of community and hospital-based mental health services in Ireland, and these services have seen dramatic changes and developments over the past twenty years. These changes continue, as we move from the hospital model to providing more care in communities and in clients’ own homes.

To find Mental Health Service where you live – choose from the options below:

Carlow/Kilkenny | Cavan/Monaghan | Clare | Cork North | Cork North Lee | Cork South Lee | Cork West | Donegal | Dublin North | Dublin North Central | Dublin North West |Dublin South Central Dublin South East |Dun Laoghaire|Galway | Kerry | Kildare and West Wicklow |Laois and Offaly | Limerick | Limerick East and North Tipperary | Longford and Westmeath |Louth | Mayo | Meath | Roscommon | Sligo and Leitrim | Tipperary South | Waterford | Wexford | Wicklow |

When you are referred to a psychiatrist
Out-patient and community services
Out-patient clinic
Day hospital
Day centre
Sheltered workshop
In-patient services
Acute admission ward
Continuing care ward
Rehabilitation ward
Special care unit or secure ward
Care of the elderly unit
Occupational therapy
Residential units
High support group home
Medium support group home
Low support group home

Mental health services in Ireland use a multidisciplinary approach, where a number of professionals offer their particular skills in a coordinated and complementary way.

Addiction counsellor
Behavioural therapist
Clinical psychologist
Cognitive behavioural therapist
Community psychologist
Counselling psychologist
Family doctor (GP)
Mental health social worker
Occupational therapist
Psychiatric nurse

Vocational supports trainer

You can also read about the Mental Health Act, the Mental Health Commission, and publications related to Mental Health.

Traveller Counselling Service – a free counselling service for Travellers going through any sort of difficulty. You can contact them on 086 308 1476.

Alcohol Action Ireland
Working to reduce levels of alcohol harm and improve public health, safety and wellbeing. Alcohol Action Ireland‘s vision is of an Ireland that recognises and challenges the harm caused by alcohol.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous
is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Find out more about AA meetings in Ireland, our publications and literature and upcoming AA events.

Click here for a list of Open Meetings within Ireland

 General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous; Unit 2, Block C, Santry Business Park; Swords Road, Dublin 9, D09 H584


  • Leinster Phone Service: 01-8527000
  • Clare Area Phone Service: 085-1841103
  • Cork City Area Phone Service: 085-8470880
  • North Cork Area: 087-6657105
  • West Cork Area: 087-6114946
  • Tipperary Phone Service: 087-2894567
  • Limerick City Phone Service: 061-311222/085 2406867
  • Limerick County Phone Service: 087-9313134
  • Kerry Phone Service: 066-7128720 / 087-0522911(24hrs)
  • Waterford Area: 087-4487638
  • Connaught Telephone Service: 091-767777
  • Galway Phone Service: 085 7537100 (12 noon to 10.00pm every day

  • Al Anon – Offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers in an anonymous environment, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
     01 8732699 (Mon-Fri, 10am-10pm)

Aware provides support & information for people who experience depression, anxiety or mood disorder and their concerned loved ones.

Additional support and information:

Find a support group near you:

| ClareCork | DonegalDublinGalway | Kerry | LimerickMayo | Offaly | SligoWaterford | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow

 72 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
 1800 80 48 48 – Available Monday to Sunday from 10am to 10pm – Email at any time. You can expect a response within 24 hours

Mental Health Ireland
Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation established in 1966. Mental Health Ireland has 103 Mental Health Associations member organisations located in communities throughout Ireland. We aim to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and actively support persons with a mental health condition and their families on their journey towards recovery.

Local branches


 1-4 Adelaide Road; Glasthule, Co. Dublin
 (01) 284 1166


Pieta House
Pieta House is a non-profit organisation providing a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming.

All services are provided FREE OF CHARGE.

Find a branch near you:

  • Dublin, Lucan Road, Co. Dublin – (01) 601 0000
  • Ballyfermot, Chapelizod Hill Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10 – (01) 623 5606
  • Tallaght, Mount La Salle, Ballyfermot Road, Dublin 10 – (087) 936 8633 or (01) 620 0020
  • Cork, Highfield Lawn, Model Farm Road, Bishopstown, Cork – (021) 434 1400
  • Mid-West, Ardaulin, Mungret, Co. Limerick – (061) 484 444
  • Roscrea, Glebe View, Ballyhall, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary – (050) 522 568
  • West, Bishop Street, Tuam, Galway – (093) 25 586
  • Kerry, 28 Moyderwell, Tralee, County Kerry – (066) 716 3660

Administration Office – Pieta House Dublin – First Floor, Greenhills Retail Park; Tallaght, D24 RH59
 For clinical support please email:
 For all other queries please email:

The ‘Your Mental Health’ awareness campaign, which aims to improve awareness and understanding of mental health and well-being in Ireland. This is particularly important in the present economic climate when we are under financial pressures, losing our job or facing relationship difficulties. This is particularly important in these tough economic times when business difficulties and financial problems are impacting on everyone. This can lead to pressures on individuals, relationships, families and friends. for details of the nearest branch

 116 123 (free of charge from Ireland)
Text 087 260 9090 (standard network fees apply)


GROW is a Mental Health Organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems. Members are helped to recover from all forms of mental breakdown, or indeed, to prevent such happening. GROW, founded in Australia in 1957 by former mental sufferers, has a national network of over 130 Groups in Ireland. Its principal strength is the support members give each other from their own experience in matters to do with mental health.


Midlands Region (057) 935 1124
Midwest Region (061) 318 813
Southern Region (021) 427 7520
North East Region (01) 840 8236
North West Region (074) 916 1628
Western Region (094) 902 6417
Eastern Region (01) 873 4029
South East Region (056) 776 1624

 Info Line 1890 474 474


Childline Online is for young people up to the age of 18 if there’s something you wanted to talk about. To empower, support, and protect young people like you. Our services are all free and confidential.  We don’t trace calls or texts and your IP address is not visible. Children and teenagers talk to us about a lot of different things. You don’t have to have a problem to contact us. We don’t give out to you or tell you what to do. We help you figure out your own solutions and we’re here to listen.

 Childline phoneline is open every day 24 hours on 1800 66 66 66
 Childline Online Chat is open every day 10am – 4am
 Text Talk to 50101

Childline Online service is available from 10am to 4am every day

Our Vision is an Ireland where young people are connected to their community and have the resilience to face challenges to their mental health. We recognise that young people, communities and government all have a role and contribution in developing a supportive environment to foster mental health in young people. We strive to innovate, challenge and apply best practice in youth mental health in an Irish context. As an evidence-led organisation, we research and evaluate all of our activities.

 16 Westland Square, Pearse Street; Dublin 2
 01 472 7010


The Samaritans
Samaritans Ireland provide non-judgemental, anonymous 24-hour support for anyone in distress. For immediate support, about whatever’s getting to you, please call Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline: 116 123.

Find a branch near you:

| AthloneBallymenaBangor | BelfastColeraineCorkDerryDroghedaDublinEnnisGalwayKilkennyLimerick NewbridgeNewryOmaghPortadownSligoTraleeWaterford

 4-5 Usher’s Court, Usher’s Quay; Dublin 8
 (01) 6710071
Freephone: 1850 609 090
 Northern Ireland 08457 90 90 90


MyMind provides mental wellbeing services in Ireland. Our vision is that everyone has easy and quick access to community-based services. We currently operate in Dublin, Cork and Limerick. Support via email and online services; face to face counselling and psychotherapy; MyMind at work; Information and Skills workshops

 Dublin South: 1 Chelmsford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
 Dublin North: 7a Store Street, Dublin 1
 Cork: 9 Dyke Parade
 Monday to Friday (9am – 7pm) (+353) 76 680 1060
 From Northern Ireland please call: (+44) 203 322 4499
 For Polish language please call: (+353) 76 680 1827


Updated: April 30th, 2018


Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me is not a crisis mental support service, and this website is an information and signposting resource only. If you, or someone you know, needs support or is in crisis, please contact your General Practitioner or one of the above support services.

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