Since 2012 Helplink has been providing face-to-face and online counselling services - 7 days a week and out-of-hours; at low costs or for free
Our services are available in person in Galway City and in Kiltimagh, County Mayo. We also provide a national, online counselling service through the secure, encrypted, video conferencing app VSee.
Helplink provides a full suite of counselling service for children, young people and adults alike.
Youth Counselling and Youth Addiction Counselling Services
Our experienced youth counsellors provide solution focused appointments for young people aged 12 to 18; supporting you if you are dealing with:
...feeling unhappy, feeling low, being constantly worried, not sleeping, feeling stressed out and/or anxious, behaviour problems, anger issues, feeling sad, difficulty dealing with a death, being bullied/cyber bullied, feeling confused, drinking too much, addiction problems, problems with eating, not feeling good about yourself, lacking in confidence…
Helplink’s professional, qualified, insured and Garda vetted counsellors are there at times to suit you:
9 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday
12 to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday
Closed on Bank Holidays and Christmas/New Year’s Eve
Low cost fees:
We prove low cost counselling services for youth, based on their parents/caregivers employment status i.e. if one or both parents/caregivers are working full-time the rates for general, addiction or bereavement counselling services are €65.
If the youth comes from a one parent household or both parents are full-time students, or are in receipt of full-time social protection the rates €30.
Art Therapy is at one set rate of €55.
We also provide a FREE addiction counselling service online or by phone nationwide, for youth 16 years plus.
NB: We do not provide a crisis service, people seriously contemplating suicide or in need of immediate help should go to their local A&E; Dial 999 for assistance.
Please further note if you want to cancel or postpone your appointment you must do so 48 hours in advance or a cancellation fee may apply.
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