After Hours Support
For Emergency/Campus Security 24/7 for all campuses
+353 1 700 5999
Fire Brigade, Gardaí and Ambulance Telephone : 999 or 112
Mater Hospital Telephone : +353 1 803 2000
Beaumont Hospital Telephone : +353 1 809 3000
St. Vincent's Hospital, Fairview Telephone : +353 1 884 2400
Your nearest Accident and Emergency Department or Health Service
National Text Service Number
50808: a free 24/7 anonymous and confidential
national text service, which is funded by the HSE.
Free text HELLO to 50808 for 24/7 for anonymous text conversations
You will be listened to and supported by a trained Crisis Volunteer via text conversation in a safe and confidential environment. Click here for further information
The Counselling and Personal Development Service in partnernship with Togetherall
An online mental health and wellbeing peer support that gives access to a safe, anonymous and professionally moderated community 24/7/365
For more information see: https://www.dcu.ie/counselling/togetherall-peer-support-247
Togetherall Website: https://togetherall.com/en-ie/
The Counelling and Personal Development Service with the DCU Students' Union in partnership with NiteLine
NiteLine is an out-of-hours confidental and anonymous peer support listening and information service that is run by and for students.
Freephone: 1800 793 793
Instant messaging: niteline.ie
Lines open: 7 nights a week from 9pm - 2.30am, from Sept - May.
For additional information, please click https://www.dcu.ie/counselling/niteline-confidential-and-anonymous-helpline
A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety.
Telephone: 1800 80 48 48
Aware Website: http://www.aware.ie/
This freephone helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre - National Helpline
A free and confidential listening and support service for anyone who has been raped, sexually assaulted, sexually harassed or sexually abused at any time in their lives.
Telephone: 1800 77 8888
Contact the National 24-Hour Helpline at any time of day or night
(For those who are deaf or hard of hearing)
Text: +353 86 823 8443
Monday-Friday from 8am to 6:30pm
This new service allows you to chat online, one to one, with a support worker
Monday - Friday (excluding Bank Holiday Monday)
Available at the following link: https://www.drcc.ie/services/helpline/webchat
Helpline Interpreting Service
Provides live interpreting over the phone in more than 200 languages.
LBGT Ireland - National LGBT+ Helpline
LGBT Ireland is a national organisation. Together with network members, they provide support, training, and
advocacy which aims to improve the lives of LGBT+ people across Ireland.
Freephone the National LGBT+ Helpline
1800 929 539
Monday-Thursday: 6.30pm – 10pm
Friday: 4.00pm-10.00 pm
Online Chat Support
Online chat can be access here: https://lgbt.ie/instant-messaging-support-service/
Transgender Family Support Line
In collaboration with Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI)
Call + 353 907 3707
National 24/7 Helpline
Telephone: 116 123
Samaritans Website: http://www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-dublin-branch
Preventing suicide and self-harm
Freephone Telephone: 1800 247 247
Dublin North Centre: +353 1 8831000
National Confidential Helpline
Telephone: Monday-Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10.00am- 2.00pm
24/7 National Freephone Helpline for support around domestic violence
Telephone:1800 341 900
Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAC)
Provides support and assistance to international students/visitors to the country, seven days a week, who experience crime and other trauma be it medical or accidental.
Telephone: +353 1 666 9354
Sunday and Public Holidays: 12.00pm-6.00pm
Your Mental Health
A national HSE 24/7 mental health information and support services information helpline
Telephone : 1800 742 444
Out of Hours GP Service
D Doc Local
Telephone: Monday-Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm
Saturday/Sunday/Bank holidays 24 hours
24/7/365 free mental health texting service throughout the United States, Canada, and the UK.
Confidential crisis interventions via SMS messages,
Text HOME or START to 741741 (US and Canada).
Text HOME or START to 85258 (UK).
External Support Links
For a full list of External Mental Health Agencies, including AA, OCD Ireland and Positive Options please see the following link: http://www.dcu.ie/counselling/external_agencies.shtml
For a link to External National Counselling and Support Services please click here
For Global/International Emergency Contact Numbers and other Mental Health Support Numbers /information, please click on the following links: