How's Your Head?

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HOW'S YOUR HEAD

Just like our physical health, we all need to look after our mental health. Talking about things might feel tough, but there are people and organisations here to help. All TI juniors should feel comfortable in their clubs to seek advice or help to find the information you need from your clubs Childrens Officer or from TI. Some of these organisations are listed below.

Childline have loads of information about how to deal with a tough time, coping with suicidal feelings, coping with stress, types of mental health, how to help a friend and lots more.
Visit the Childline UK website HERE.
Visit the Childline Ireland website HERE

Pieta House offers a free service for  people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm. Visit the website HERE.

Dealing with depression & aNXIETY

Spunout.ie have lots of articles to read about depression. Visit their website HERE.

See information and helpful tips for anxiety, stress and panic in the links below:

Spunout.ie - Know anxiety campaign

Childline - Anxiety, stress and panic

OTHER RESOURCES

Bodywhys

Bodywhys is The Eating Disorder Association of Ireland. Visit the website HERE

Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a free support service for 12-25 year olds. Visit the website HERE

AskAboutAlcohol.ie

AskAboutAlcohol.ie is your one stop shop for information about alcohol. Visit the website HERE

Aware 

Aware provide support to people affected by depression and bipolar disorder:

Click here for the Aware Northern Ireland Ireland website
Click here for the Aware Republic of Ireland website

Samaritans Ireland

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Visit the website HERE

LIFELINE 

Lifeline is the Nothern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. They also provide a checkin over the weekends.  Visit the website HERE.