Help Centre

Help Informations

What kind of help do you need?

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Need Urgent Help or Support?

Getting Help and Support

Please contact the DCU Counselling & Personal Development Service at or  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. This is a HSE national text support service.

Samaritans: T: 116 123 (a national 24/7 hour helpline). Drop in centre at 112 Marlboro Street, Dublin 1.  Open from 10am to 10pm  For confidential email listening support email

Aware: A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety. T: 1890 303 302  This helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.

Pieta House:Preventing suicide and self-harm T: 01 8831000 - Dublin North

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

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 Local 1850 224477 (Mon to Fri  6pm - 8am, Sat/Sun/Bank holidays 24 hours).


For emergency services-Fire Brigade, Gardai and Ambulance: Please ring 999 or 112