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    Moderators, Music Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators Posts: 6,067 mod LoonyLovegood


    Hey guys,

    We all know that life for people in our age group is tougher now than in the past. And we all know that people need some help to be able to get through the tough times, no matter if that period lasts a day, week, month or year. So with that in mind, this thread is for any resources that could help someone. With one caveat. We're all in the teenage/young adult age range, so these should be FREE. If they're not, we'll make a note of it. This will take the form of websites, helplines, etc. And remember, there's always someone there. If you need to talk to anyone, about anything, we're all here. If you want a chat, feel free to PM me or wnolan, or anyone here tbh. We're all here for you.

    Body Image
    Bodywhys: http://bodywhys.ie/ (Free online support for anyone struggling with eating disorders or body image issues)

    Mental Health Issues
    Pieta House: http://www.pieta.ie/ (help for anyone who's feeling suicidal or is selfharming, or knows anyone who is)

    Samaritans: http://samaritans.ie / [email protected] / 116123 (freephone) (help for anyone feeling suicidal)

    Jigsaw: http://jigsaw.ie (Support for 12-25 year olds with mental health issues, currently around Dublin, in Kerry and in Galway)

    1life Suicide Helpline:
    24 Hour Free Helpline: 1800 247 100
    By Text: Text the word HELP to 51444 (Standard Network Charges Apply)

    Aware:
    The Aware Helpline: 1890 303 302 (Mon–Sun, 10am to 10pm. Local Charges Apply)

    Teenline:
    1800 833 634 (Free, Open 8pm-11pm Mon,Tue,Thur-Sun, 4pm-11pm Wed)

    Dublin Rape Crisis Centre:
    Free 24 Helpline: 1800 77 88 88

    Shine (formerly Schizophrenia Ireland):
    1890 621 631 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm)

    HSE National Counselling Service http://www.hse-ncs.ie/en/AboutourServices/ (for those over 18 who have been abused)

    Other issues
    Childline: http://childline.ie / 1800 66 66 66 (freephone for anyone under 18 who has an issue that they don't want to confide with anyone else)

    If you've anything else, PLEASE comment with it and I'll edit this post to show them.


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