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Getting Help and Support

Please contact the DCU Counselling & Personal Development Service at counselling@dcu.ie or spd.counselling@dcu.ie if you have a query or wish to arrange a counselling appointment with the Service.

For out-of-hours text support: Free text HELLO to 50808 for 24/7 anonymous and confidential text support. You will be listened to and supported by a trained Crisis Volunteer via text conversation in a safe environment.   https://text50808.ie/

Samaritans: T: 116 123 (a national 24/7-hour helpline) free from any phone. For confidential email listening support email jo@samaritans.ie   https://www.samaritans.org/ireland/samaritans-ireland/

Aware: A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety. T: 1800 804848. This helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.  E: supportmail@aware.ie

Pieta House: Preventing suicide and self-harm T: 01 8831000 - Dublin North    https://www.pieta.ie/contact/pieta-dublin-north/

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre: This helpline is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  T:  1800 77 88 88    https://www.drcc.ie

Women’s Aid: 24/7 National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900. https://www.womensaid.ie/services/ information and support about domestic violence

Men’s Aid: National Confidential Helpline 01-554 3811 (Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 10am-2pm)  https://www.mensaid.ie/

Your Mental Health: A national HSE 24/7 mental health information and support services information helpline T: 1800 742 444

Out of Hours GP Service: D Doc North Dublin 1850 224477 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm Sat/Sun/Bank holidays 24 hours). https://www.northdoc.ie/information-for-patients/

For Emergency Services-Fire Brigade, Gardaí and Ambulance: Please ring 999 or 112

For information on additional external supports, please go to http://www.dcu.ie/counselling/external_agencies.shtml