Cork Mental Health is not a counselling service and is not open 24/7 therefore if you are in need of urgent help please use the following information.

The first step is to contact your GP who will be able to guide you on a range of helpful options available. If in distress or you cannot contact your GP you can go to your local A&E department.


Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else.


Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress.

FreePhone: 116 123

Email – [email protected].

Email The Samaritans

FreePhone The Samaritan


Accident and Emergency

Go to your nearest A & E department if you are in immediate danger

Most helplines will provide a listening service, give information and advice, provide emotional support and point you in the direction of other services. They are often free-phone services which are staffed by trained volunteers or employees.