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    We are delighted to announce the launch of Free2Talk, our free youth crisis counselling service. We can now provide free online or face to face counselling to students aged from…
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    Following a lot of feedback from our School Visits we have created a new mobile friendly website for Emergency Information. To view the new site and to get access to…
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    We are now taking bookings for Four Steps Suicide Prevention and Intervention talks for schools & colleges for the new academic year 2016-2017. Talks are available by appointment only so…
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Emergency Contact Numbers

The Samaritans
ISPCC Childline
Teen-Line Ireland
116 123 or 1850 60 90 90
1800 247 247
1890 30 33 02
1800 66 66 66
1800 83 36 34

Contact Info

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland (RCN20070670)
Atrium Business Centre
Blackpool Retail Park, Blackpool
Cork City, Ireland
Tel 021 - 242 7171 Email

Suicide Warnings Signs

Warning signs may include but are not limited to:
Withdrawing from family and friends.
Having difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly.
Sleeping too much or too little.
Feeling tired most of the time.
Gaining or losing a significant amount of weight.
Talking about feeling hopeless or guilty.
Talking about suicide or death.
Self-destructive behaviour like drinking too much or abusing drugs.
Losing interest in favourite things or activities.
Giving away prized possessions.
Mood swings.
If a friend mentions suicide, take it seriously. If they have expressed an immediate plan, or have access to prescription medication or other potentially deadly means, do not leave them alone. Get help immediately.