The first step is to visit your GP who will be able to guide you on a range of helpful options available. Talking with family or friends can sometimes help too, let them know what you are going through and look at other support available to help you on your recovery journey.
It may be difficult, but asking for help is a sign of strength and can make a real difference.
Find Supports in Your Area
This signposting tool highlights local supports and services specific to your county as well as national supports. You can display in your workplaces, classrooms or community spaces to promote the organisations in your and make it easier for someone around you to reach out for help if they need it.
Please click on your county below for your downloadable poster.
Perspectives on Recovery
There are a number of specialist services that provide various treatments, including counselling, and other programmes. Often these different services are coordinated by a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT), which is usually based either at a hospital or a local community HSE centre. You can contact your local CMHT through your local HSE office.
If you are in distress and need immediate help and are unable to see a GP, you should visit your nearest A & E Department.