Mental Health Resources
There are a number of great professional resources that provide support and information around a number of issues. I have provided a selected list below with links to their sites. Please don't hesitate to contact them if you feel like you are in a difficult situation, need support in an emergency or just want some information or someone to talk to.
If you would like to contact me you can use the form here.
For information and support around general mental health issues, feelings of isolation and suicidal ideation...
Where people affected by stress, depression, bipolar disorder and mood related conditions are understood, supported and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies.
We support people and communities in crisis by providing freely accessible, professional services to all.
MHI’s aim is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities in Ireland.
Struggling to cope with everyday life doesn’t look or feel the same in everyone. We can’t generalise about how it'll make you feel or act.
Samaritans are here to listen.
Information and support around domestic and sexual violence...
Our Domestic Abuse Service provides support services for women and children in Galway who are, or who have experienced, domestic violence and abuse.
GRCC provides a professional, caring and confidential counselling and support service for those in our community
affected by sexual abuse and sexual violence.
Support for young people aged 12-25...
We know that young people in every community up and down the country are seeking support and somewhere to turn to. In Jigsaw, they have somewhere.
We aim to educate and inform our readers about the importance of holistic wellbeing and how good health can be maintained, both physically and mentally.
LGBTQI, identity, inclusion, equality...
BeLonG To’s mission is to support LGBTI+ young people as equals to achieve our vision through youth work, changing attitudes, and research.
We’re here to listen in confidence and without judgement, seven days a week. You can talk to us by phone or online through our instant messaging service.
Substance abuse issues...
Find out how alcohol can damage our mental health and make problems harder to deal with.
Learn about good mental health and the effects of alcohol.
Support, information and referral on anything to do with substance use and alcohol. We will help you to consider the options open to you, with a particular focus on your needs in the situation.
Family Planning Issues...
The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA)provide contraception, pregnancy counselling, abortion care, sexual and reproductive health services and training.
Cancer Support services...
Find out more about the ways that Cancer Care West supports people affected by cancer in hospital and in the community.