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Samaritans Ireland shares the impact of our services
Samaritans Ireland is the only charity offering free 24/7 emotional support for anyone who needs someone. Every 49 seconds, someone contacts Samaritans in Ireland.
More people than ever are contacting us for support, with more than half a million calls for help last year, by phone, e-mail, and face-to-face. We deliver our service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, through a network of 2,300 amazing volunteers across 22 branches throughout the 32 counties of Ireland.
People contact us for many reasons including feeling lonely, isolation, breakdown of a relationship, work pressure, mental illness, bereavement, and thoughts of suicide.