About the organisation
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Their primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Anxiety and panic search engine
This website is a search engine for anxiety, panic, trauma, fear, phobia, stress, obsession, depression and more.
Aware is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to assist people whose lives are directly affected by depression. A great many people suffer from depression in Ireland at any one time but many hide their condition and never get help. Sadly, over 500 people take their own lives each year. Aware’s objectives are to educate the public on the nature, extent and consequences of depression, to provide emotional and practical support to those affected by depression and related disorders and to support research into the development and treatment of depression and related issues.
Distress or despair
The Samaritans enable people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those who may be at risk of suicide, to receive confidential emotional support at any time of the day or night in order to improve their emotional health and to reduce the incidence of suicide.
Women's Aid is a leading national organisation that works to address the issue of domestic violence in Ireland, providing support and information to callers experiencing abuse from intimate partners.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs became a major problem. They are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other to stay clean.
Bodywhys is the national voluntary organization dedicated to supporting people in Ireland affected by eating disorders. Bodywhys provides a range of support services for people affected by eating disorders, including specific services for families and friends. Their vision is that people affected by eating disorders will have their needs met through the provision of appropriate integrated, quality services delivered by a range of statutory, private and voluntary agencies.
Parentline provides a completely confidential helpline for parents and guardians to offer support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, they are not the first parent to face it.
AIM is a voluntary organisation which offers a non-denominational couple and individual counselling, family mediation and legal information service to people experiencing marital, relationship and family problems. AIM specialises in low cost counselling and mediation services and provides family law information free of charge.
Federation for Victim Assistance
The Federation for Victim Assistance offers emotional and practical support to all victims of crime. The Federation is a voluntary body with a membership of volunteers who have a wealth of experience in caring for victims.
Free online counseling for young people
Free online counselling and online support groups for young people (aged 12 to17) and adults. Peer support groups for frontline workers and professionals.
Telephone and text-based support counselling for people who are suicidal or engaging in self-harm.