Find a GP
The Irish College of General Practicioners’ website provides a comprehensive list of GPs. You can find a GP in your area using the online search facility.
Through mutual support, the AA aims to help its members achieve and maintain sobriety. There are no membership fees.
A nationwide voluntary group assisting those whose lives are directly affected by depression.
Call 1890 303 302 or visit www.aware.ie
The national organisation supporting people in Suicidal Crisis and those Bereaved by Suicide through Professional Counselling, Support and Helpline Services.
Helpline Tel: 1800 210 890
This site provides information on drugs and alcohol. The site features a comprehensive directory of support services searchable by location.
Garda Age Card
Any person aged 18yrs or over can purchase a Garda Age Card. The Age Card is widely accepted as the preferred “proof of age” that the holder has reached the legal age for the purchase of alcohol. All details are available on the Age Card Website.
‘Headsup.ie is a youth mental health website with articles and fact sheets on all aspects of mental wellbeing. The website also includes an extensive outside help section and an online CBT based lifeskills course.’
Health Promotion Unit
A body who raises awareness of lifestyle topics, including alcohol-related issues, through public multi-media information campaigns. Publications can be ordered online.
A comprehensive online source of medical and healthcare information as well as the latest health news.
Mature Enjoyment of Alcohol in Society (MEAS)
MEAS, the Irish word for respect, encapulates the core value of the organisation, that alcohol must be respected, and when we consume it, we must respect ourselves and others.
Mental Health Ireland
A national voluntary organisation which aims to actively support persons with a mental illness, their families and carers.
Call 01 2841166
Parentline offers a listening ear, support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent.
Call 1890 927 277 or visit www.parentline.ie
Rape Crisis Network Ireland
National Rape Crisis Centres offer specialised services including counselling, crisis support, accompaniment to medical forensic examination / court and advocacy.
Helpline 1800 77 88 88
Reach Out provides information on stress, anxiety, bullying, suicide, depression
Reclaim Your Weekend
Reclaim Your Weekend encourages you to pace yourself on a night out so that you can make the most of the next morning. It also lists free events and offers cut-price deals on activities across the country.
Road Safety Authority
Visit www.rsa.ie for detailed information on the RSA’s Road Safety campaign.
Available 24 hours a day, The Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Call 1850 60 90 90 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Think Contraception – Crisis Pregnancy Service
www.thinkcontraception.ie is a source of information for men and women living in Ireland who want to learn more about their sexual and reproductive health, especially contraception.
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Alcohol drinking is one fo the Health Topics on the WHO site, providing publications for download and links to related sites.