If you’re son or daughter is in great distress and needs immediate help there are a few things they, or you can do with them.
Phone: 1850 60 90 90 (cost of local call from landline)
Samaritans Ireland also offer a 24:7 text support service, 365 days a year, for anyone in emotional distress. This service is available nationwide. To receive the service, simply send an SMS text message to 087 2 60 90 90.
If your son or daughter has hurt themselves go to, or contact, the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest general hospital.
Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialing 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.