These are some useful links to outside agencies.
Aware provides emotional support and information to individuals and families affected by depression and related disorders.
01 661 7211 www.aware.ie
BARNARDOS (Family Support) provide direct family support services for individual children, families and communities.
Cork Regional Office, Orchard View, 8/9, Mahon, Cork, T12 NT93
(01) 453 0355 Callsave: 1850 222 300 https://www.barnardos.ie/
A confidential phone line for children and young people.
1800 666 666 www.childline.ie
NATIONAL LGBT Helpline providing listening support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their families and friends and those who are questioning if they might be LGBT.
1890 929 539 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parentline (8am–8pm) – offers support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent.
1890 927 277 https://www.parentline.ie/
Pieta House provides a specialist programme of treatment for those who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviours. All services are free of charge.
Shanakiel, Cork, T23 P865 (021) 439 5333 https://www.pieta.ie/
Samaritans Emotional Support service for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.
Free – Call 116 123 Text: 087 260 90 90 https://www.samaritans.org/