Useful Links

Here is a list of useful websites that offer support which can help you with your mood:

Alive2Thrive (www.alive2thrive.ie)

A service promoting positive mental health in Sligo and Leitrim, where you will find services, resources, tips and general information.

Aware (www.aware.ie)

Provides extensive information about low mood, free public lectures, a free-of-charge listening service helpline (Ph. 1890 303 302) and delivers support groups in the community and online.

Black Dog Institute (www.blackdoginstitute.org.au)

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

Centre for Clinical Interventions (www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm)

Provides a wide range of downloadable courses on topics relevant to mental health, including assertiveness, self-esteem, ‘facing your feelings’, eating problems, procrastination and worry.

Counselling Directory (www.counsellingdirectory.ie)

Provides directory of low-cost and private counselling services in each county in Ireland.  Service users are advised to check the accreditation/ qualifications of any counsellor potentially seen.

Conselling in Primary Care (CIPC) (www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mentalhealth/counsellingpc)

CIPC is the provision of short term counselling in primary care settings to medical card holders aged over 18 years and over by professionally qualified and accredited Counsellor / Therapists who work under the supervision of the HSE National Counselling Service.

Find a Psychologist (www.psychologicalsociety.ie/find-a-psychologist)

An Online Register where you can easily search for practicing psychologists near you anywhere in Ireland. 

Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.ie)

Jigsaw is a network of projects across Ireland, working with communities to better support young people’s mental health and well being. Jigsaw projects bring people and services together to give young people somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to in their community.

Reach Out (ie.reachout.com)

Provides information, peer support, forums, videos and advice regarding mental health issues. Aimed at teenagers and young adults but useful for older adults as well.

Support Me (www.supportme.ie)

Provides information on all the various support services that are available to them in the West of Ireland.

Turn2Me (turn2me.org)

Provides online support groups and group forums for those experiencing anxiety, low mood and suicidal thoughts. Also provides paid online counselling.