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Public Health Agency Directory
These five directories list the names, numbers and web addresses (where applicable) of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. Where possible, additional information has also been provided, such as email addresses and contact details within each Health and Social Care Trust area. Click here
Free 24hr helpline: 1800 666 666
Teentxt service: text the word "Talk" to 50101 or text the word "Bully" to 50101
Childline provides a free and confidential listening service to children and young people up to the age of 18. The Childline helpline is open every day, 24 hours a day and Childline Text services are open every day 10am - 4am.
1800 833 634 (for ages 13 to 19)
UK & Ireland Partners
Crisis Text Line
Text HELP to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
116 123 or email email@example.com
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation provides a guide to Mental Health problems, topical issues and treatment options via their website.
Mental Health Ireland
Mental Health Ireland’s aim is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities in Ireland. They have a network of Mental Health Associations throughout the country, all led by volunteers. They organise outings and events for those struggling with mental health in their communities
YourMentalHealth.ie is a place to learn about mental health and how to support yourself and others. Find resources and support services near you. This resource will allow you to find the support and advice services available in your own locality.
1800 247247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org – (suicide, self-harm)
1800 80 48 48 (depression, anxiety)
Inspire (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health) provides local services to support the mental health and wellbeing of people across Northern Ireland.
Phone: 0044 28 9032 8474
YoungMinds offers information, support and advice for children and young people.
Help for concerned parents of those under 25 is offered by phone.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Mon–Fri 9.30am-4pm)
UK & Ireland Partners
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. Website: www.afsp.org
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Our work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can SAVE lives. Website: www.save.org
The JED Foundation
jedfoundation.org/help: learn about mental health issues and what to do if you're worried about yourself or someone else.
The Jed Foundation (JED) is a nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. JED partners with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention programs and systems; equips teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other; and encourages community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health. Website: jedfoundation.org