Samaritans Ireland – provides emotional support for people in crisis and you can now email [email protected] log on to Samaritans Ireland.
– offers drug and alcohol information and support including a ‘live helper ‘service that lets you chat to a staff member online.
Bodywhys – offers online support for eating disorder issues, including an online group counselling service.
There is a whole range of online support services where you can go to find information or get help on issues that might be affecting you.
Reach is one, but there’s a list of others below that offer different types of help.
So what exactly is a parenting forum, and why are they so popular? , and the largest — with 300,000 registered members.
“It’s like a room, but online, where you can chat to other people in similar situations,” explains mum of three Lucy O’Connor (39), whose children range in age from four to nine. Indeed, it was through forums that I first got a taste for online writing, which in turn led me to start my own parenting blog (
It joined the European Economic Community in 1973, now the European Union.
Ireland is a small country with picturesque countryside.
While online help is not for everyone and not for every issue, it can be really useful, especially as a first step.