Recommended Books

Overcoming depression : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques
The feeling good handbook / David D. Burns
Coping with depression in young people : a guide for parents / Carol Fitzpatrick, John Sharry
Coping with postnatal depression / Sandra L. Wheatley
I had a black dog / written and illustrated by Matthew Johnstone / introduced by Paul Gilbert


Useful Websites

www.aware.ieHelping to Defeat Depression

www.citizensinformation.iePublic Service Information for Ireland

www.headstrong.ieHeadstrongsupport for young people and their families who experience levels ofdistress

www.headsup.ieGeneral teen mental health & information

www.healthinfo.ieHealth Promotion in Ireland

www.hse.ieHealth Service Executive, Ireland

www.llttf.comLiving Life to the full...helping you to help yourself

www.mentalhealthireland.ieMental Health Ireland

www.samaritans.orgEmotional Support Service



Aware: 01 661 7211 / 1890 303 302

Citizens Information: 1890 777 121

Headstrong:01 472 7010

HSE: infoline from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday.  Callsave 1850 24 1850

Low Cost Counselling: 087 6847088 (Tullamore)

Samaritans: 1850 609090

1Life Suicide Helpline:  1800 247 100 / Text: ‘HELP’ to 51444