Other Help

Please use the menu to the right to navigate through different help and information available.


Click on the tiles below to navigate to websites of external help and information available.

Minding Your Head has information on how to protect your mental and emotional wellbeing and the issues that can affect it, eg anxiety or depression.

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair.

Comprehensive range of information, self-help guides and ways to access help to support your mental health and wellbeing.

Helplines NI brings together over 30 helplines operating across Northern Ireland.

The Samaritans are there, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Cara provide regional LGBTQ+ youth groups across Northern Ireland, one-to-one support for individuals, LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and volunteers working in a variety of different areas.

Find local services and information to support you and your family.

Click here to visit the FRANK web site for honest information about drugs.

Click here to visit the Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership Wellness Web.

Comkit tries to address challenges by developing an empathic communication toolkit to support families, communities, agencies and representatives in what to do and say at a time of heightened suicide concern.

Directory of services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing

These five directories list the names, numbers and web addresses (where applicable) of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. Where possible, additional information has also been provided, such as email addresses and contact details within each Health and Social Care Trust area. Click on the images below to view the Card for your area.


Regional – FLARE / EANI (Education Authority NI – Youth service)

The youth service has a targeted programme to support young people who experience mental health difficulties. This service is called FLARE (Facilitating Life and Resilience Education). FLARE will continue to use online platforms to maintain contact with and support young people who have already been previously been referred:

Belfast HSCT

North Belfast

Resource Centre

95-97 Woodvale Road, Belfast, BT13 3BP

028 9035 2774

075 4816 2190

078 0316 9696

Northern HSCT

Ballykeel Youth Centre, 20 Crebilly Road, Ballymena, BT42 4DN

028 2563 0064

077 3997 9443

077 2071 7275

Southern HSCT

Newry Youth Resource Centre, 4 Carnbane Road, Newry, BT35 6QA

028 3025 1515

075 4816 2186

South Eastern HSCT

Finaghy Youth Resource Centre, 59-73 Finaghy Rd S, Belfast, BT10 0BY

028 9060 0271

075 4816 2185

Western HSCT (North)

Waterside, Resource Centre, 40 Dungiven Road, Waterside, Derry, BT47 6BW

028 7131 3444

075 4816 2192

Western HSCT (South)

EA Omagh Office, 1 Hospital Road, Omagh, BT79 0AW

028 8241 1411

079 0270 1073