Autumn 2016 Event – Minding Your Teenager’s Mental Health – Useful Resources

Organisation Website Summary Main Phone No.
Aware Offering support and positive mental health options 1890303302
BeLonG To Supporting Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender young people in Ireland 01 6706223
Bodywhys Eating Disorders Association of Ireland 1890200444
Childline Online support for children up to 18 years of age 1890927277
Grow Support for people who have or are suffering from mental health problems 1890474474
ISPCC/Childline Listening, support and protection for young people up to 18 years of age 1800666666 text to talk 50101
Jigsaw Providing support to young people with their mental health 01 4727010
Parentline Support, guidance to parents 1890927277
Samaritans SMS text message to 087 260 90 90 1850116123
Spunout Youth information website created by young people, for young people 01 6753554
Your Mental Health HSE website 01 6706223
 Pieta House  1800247247
Publications – the following publications can be downloaded from the HSE Health Promotion Website using this URL :
Self-harm and young people: An information booklet for parents & concerned adults (Booklet for parents on deliberate self harm)

If someone is thinking of suicide’ (Understanding Suicide and it’s prevention an information booklet for family and friends

Concerned about Suicide (This leaflet has helpful information for anyone concerned about suicide)

Deliberate Self Harm (Leaflet for young people)

Your Mental Health (An A5 booklet giving advice on how to look after your mental health)

Your mental health – LGBT   &  LGBT People in Rural Ireland (A booklet promoting the mental health of LGBT farmers and people living in rural Ireland)

You can do it, but you can’t do it alone – Young Adult Stories of Recovery towards Mental Health (Booklet of stories by young adults who have experienced mental health difficulties, including useful contact information