Need urgent help?

Need urgent help?

Urgent help

Jigsaw is not a crisis service.

If you, or someone you know, needs immediate help, take action by contacting one of the services below.  

But, if you need immediate assistance, especially if someone is hurt or in danger, call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialing 999 or 112 in the Republic of Ireland, or 112 in Europe.


Speak with Samaritans directly. They are a helpline and provide a free listening service.

Phone: 116 123 (available 24 hours a day and free to call from Ireland)

Samaritans Ireland also offer an email service – jo@samaritans.ie.

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Text 50808

Text 50808 is a free 24/7 text service, where you connect with a trained Crisis Volunteer. The Crisis Volunteer will introduce themselves, reflect on what you’ve said, and invite you to share at your own pace. You’ll text back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with.

Text HELLO to 50808.

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Pieta House

Pieta House is a suicide prevention service. They offer counselling in centres around Ireland and have a 24/7 crisis helpline.

Freephone 1800 247 247

Text help to 51444

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Accident and Emergency


Go to, or contact, the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest general hospital if you are in immediate danger.