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In this difficult time, we all need support. Please know that Ms. Reddington is still available until school holidays so just send her an email if you need to have a chat and she will get in contact with you.
Other supports and help available include:
Jigsaw – Live sessions with Clinicians & group chats
24-hour national listening service for under 18s Freephone 1800 666 666, Text 50101 or Chat online (10 am to 4 pm)
Free online counselling and support groups for over 18s
Emotional support to anyone in distress or struggling Freephone 116 123 (any time, day or night)
Email counselling support service
A confidential messaging support service
Text TALK to 086 1800 280 (any time day or night, standard SMS rates may apply)
Online support for LGBT+ people across Ireland
LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (every day), Gender Identity Family Support Line 01 907 3707
Email for support or information, An instant messaging service is available 7 days a week, 6:30pm to 10pm Mon – Thursdays, 4pm to 10pm Fridays, and 4pm to 6pm on Sat & Sun
Support for LGBTI+ young people in Ireland
Text LGBTI+ to 086 1800 280 to can chat in confidence with a trained crisis volunteer (anytime day or night, standard SMS rates may apply)
While face to face services are closed, information, referral and advice will be provided by email, SMS, phone call or video conference
Support for people who are affected by eating disorders
Information and support to anyone over 18 about issues relating to their own mood or the mood of a family member or friend.
Freephone Support Line 1800 80 48 48 (10am to 10pm), Email for info and support.
A series of free online wellness workshops and programmes are available from SOS
telephone and text-based support counselling for people who are suicidal or engaging in self-harm – Freephone 1800 247 247 (24 Hours), Text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)
Telephone appointments will be provided to replace face to face appointments
Information line (01) 284 1166 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday), Visit
Information line 1890 474 474, Visit
for more information, or while peer support groups are postponed
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