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Contact Information

The National FRC Mental Health Project

is not a public support service.

Our phone, text and email services are NOT checked outside of office hours.


If you or someone you know needs help, please see below a list of support services or contact your nearest Family Resource Centre.

HSE guidelines state - that you must always remember when the focus is on suicide, you need to find a helper who knows how to help – safety is the priority. 


If someone is already injured or there is immediate danger, or if you are worried that you or someone you know is at risk of suicide or self-harm, you should immediately call the Emergency Services, contact your local doctor or go to the Accident and Emergency department of the nearest hospital.


You can find more details about local health services on the HSE website.  Below are some helplines and professional support services available to help someone thinking about suicide.


Emergency Services: 999 or 112
Samaritans: 116 123 |
Childline: 1800 666 666 |
Pieta House: 1800 247 247 |

YourMentalHealth: 1800 111

Support - Mental Health Ireland

Need Help Now - Mental Health Ireland

How to connect with our team:

Shauna Diamond, Program Manager

Phone: 086 047 0663  


Mary Mulcahy, Training & Policy Officer

Phone: 086 837 9763  


Kathleen Kemp, Project Officer

Phone: 083 011 4485  


Mary Heskin, Financial Administrator 

Phone: 086 8379761 


National Family Resource Centre Mental Health Promotion Project 

Ballinfoile Castlegar Neighbourhood Centre,

Headford Road, Galway, H91PN50

Phone: (091) 429624 


Important Contact Information: 

Because of the nature of our work and the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation, we are a flexible work environment. Our part-time and full-time staff work both remotely and in the office, Therefore, it is often easier to contact us by emailing, texting or leaving a voicemail on our mobile numbers.  Please provide your name and contact details, along with a brief message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We strive to respond to all enquiries within two working days.