Bodywhys are the national voluntary organisation supporting people with eating disorders. Bodywhys are committed to the belief that people can and do recover from eating disorders. They strive to empower people affected by eating disorders to access information, support and treatment.
The HSE has a National Clinical programme for Eating Disorders (NCP-ED) in collaboration with the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and BodyWhys, the national support group for people with eating disorders. For information on the HSE’s Eating Disorder Self Help app and a link to download, click here. For more information on the clinical programme, click here.
Mental Health Reform promotes best practice in all aspects of service provision to people with mental health difficulties and advance education so people can achieve the highest possible standard of mental health.
See Change is Ireland’s national programme working to change attitudes and beliefs about mental health problems. They work to ensure that everyone receives the same rights on an equal basis.
Aware offer information and support for individuals suffering from depression and their families. You can find information about your nearest support group and confidential e-mail service.
AAI are the national charity for alcohol-related issues. They campaign to lift the burden of alcohol-related harm from the individual. They are an independent voice for advocacy and policy change, working to reduce levels of alcohol-related harm in Ireland.
As I Am aims to provide a one-stop shop for the autism community in Ireland, providing the public and those with the condition to a portal of information about autism.
Turn 2 Me is an online mental health community providing peer and emotional support to people in distress. They also run the 1:1 Engage counselling programme.
Inclusion Ireland is the national voluntary organisation working to promote the rights of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland to ensure their full and equal participation in society. The site provides a service directory under which you can search by county for disability services and parent & friend organisations.
Enable Ireland provide free services to children and adults with disabilities and their families from 40 locations in 14 counties. Covering childhood to adulthood, their expert teams works with the individual and their families on a plan for each stage life.
Irish Autism Action bring a positive change into the lives of those affected by autism. Their range of services include awareness raising, early detection diagnosis, education support, advocacy, counselling, helpline, home-based support, transition planning, social housing, research information and support and advice for families upon receiving diagnosis.
Samaritans is a 24 hour helpline service providing confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of emotional distress or despair including those which may lead to suicide. Their website provides information and support as well as information on how you can become a volunteer.
Amnesty is a membership based campaigning organisation whose mission is to uphold and defend human rights. Amnesty International Ireland (AI) have been campaigning since 2002, with the long-term goal of making real in Ireland Article 12 of the International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which states that “every person has the right to the highest attainable standard of mental health”.
Irish Advocacy Network provide information and support to people with mental health difficulties by befriending them and offering a confidential listening ear or peer advocacy.
Headline is Ireland’s national media monitoring programme, working to promote accurate and responsible coverage of mental health and suicide issues within the Irish media. It is a highly interactive site where users can download video and podcasts, discuss issues on the noticeboard and search for mental health related stories that have been covered in the media that day.
Parentline offer support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent, and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you’re not the first parent to experience it. Parentline offer a listening ear and provide guidance to the answers parents seek.
My Mind was founded in 2006 as a community based provider of mental health services accessible and affordable for everyone in Ireland. My Mind provides a variety of services for adolescents, adults, children and companies including consultations with mental health professionals, group therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy.
An on-line platform created by the World Health Organisation. It contains information and resources on multiple topics including Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Disability, General Health, Human Rights & Development.
Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation with 104 local Mental Health Associations (MHAs) and branches throughout the country
The National Safeguarding Committee (NSC) will lead on encouraging an organisational and societal culture which promotes the rights of adults who may be vulnerable and it insists on zero tolerance for abuse.
The Women’s Health Taskforce met for the first time on 26 September 2019. The Taskforce was establish to tackle a wide range of issues impacting women’s health outcomes in Ireland.
Find advice, information and support services for mental health and wellbeing. Run by the HSE.