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# Helpline

Last year
Over 1,000 calls made to Samaritans every day, up 10% on previous year
All time
Over 6,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2020
Extra Digital Covid Cert helpline set up after callers face difficulties getting in touch
New helpline for Mother and Baby Home survivors concerned about risk still posed by abuser
'Take the time to talk it through. Explain what it all means': The helpline demystifying Covid-19 for older people
Suicide prevention charity Pieta House expects surge in calls and messages over Christmas period
New 24/7 mental health helpline to provide signposting to supports and services
Scouting Ireland receives 80 phone calls from people identifying as victims
Almost 5,000 people waiting for call to be returned by CervicalCheck helpline
Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening
Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year
Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths
'There's no problem too small to call about': Childline expecting over 1,000 calls today
In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water
UCC student dies after contracting meningitis
'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'
Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas
'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day
British group launches helpline for women in Ireland who buy abortion pills online
Massive increase in new callers to service for childhood abuse victims
Increase in the number of men in their 20s and 30s with eating disorders
Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year
Irish Water will consider extending October 31 deadline for applications
Hundreds who called women's helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse
'We must work to communicate the darkness that increasingly troubles young minds'
Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'
Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reports 'disturbing increase' of sexual violence
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has these tips for Leaving Cert students heading out tonight
14% of callers to crime victims helpline say they are being harassed
Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet
Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year
Older generation feeling 'harsh impact' of emigration, says helpline
Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children
Teen helpline records 65 per cent increase in calls
Column: I volunteer with Samaritans every Christmas. Here's why...
Anonymous Samaritan
Over 2,100 people called rape helpline over Christmas 2012
Christmas time 'can trigger more abuse' for victims of domestic violence
Calls to Samaritans helpline down but people "still hurting very much"
Email and drop-in service to support sexual health in gay community