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It’s good to talk – Here’s a list of helpline numbers people may need during lockdown




Some people find lockdown very hard and for various reasons they feel that they can’t talk. If that’s the case for you or someone you know, reach out to one of the below numbers and talk to someone. Share these with your friends. It’s good to talk.

Samaritans:
Phone: 116 123 or
www.samaritans.ie
Friends of the elderly:
Phone: 01 873 1855
www.friendsoftheelderly.ie
Alcoholics Anonymous:
Phone: 1800 459 459
www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie
Social Welfare:
Phone: 1890 800 024
www.gov.ie
Pieta House:
Phone: 1800 247 247 or texting “HELP” to 51444
www.pieta.ie
Gamblers anonymous:
Phone: 01 8721133
www.gamblersanonymous.ie
AWARE:
Phone: 1800 80 48 48
www.aware.ie
Parentline:
Phone: 1890 927 277
www.parentline.ie
Childline:
1800 66 66 66
www.childline.ie

Use any of these numbers if you feel that you need help, and always remember that help is out there.

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