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Mental Health Support Services

Looking after your mental health

There are a number of mental health support services working in the Mid Ulster area that can help if you need advice, support or just someone to talk to.


Urgent help and support

If you need help now, you can use the contact numbers below to talk to someone:

LIFELINE 0808 808 8000
SAMARITANS 116 123
GP Out of Hours (Dalriada)  028 2566 3500
GP Out of Hours (Southern Area)  028 3839 9201

You can access a Public Health Agency Directory of Services that support mental and emotional support for:


General advice and support

If you need advice on or support with a particular issue, here are some organisations that will help: 

Support Service Contact details

Mental Health

Minding Your Head

AWARE NI (for those affected by depression) 
028 9035 7820
028 7126 0602

Mindwise
028 9040 2323

Action Mental Health
028 9442 8081

COVID Wellbeing NI

Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking, Gambling

Barnardo's (For children affected by substance abuse)
028 9066 3470
028 4062 3872

AL Anon 
028 9068 2368

Alcoholics Anonymous
028 9035 1222

Gamblers Anonymous
028 9024 9185

Addiction NI
028 9066 4434

Southern Trust (Dungannon)

Northern Health and Social Care Trust (Cookstown and Magherafelt)
025 2563 5575

Children and Youth Support

Childline
0800 1111

NSPCC
0808 800 5000

Parenting NI
0808 8010 722
028 9031 0891

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Young People
020 7794 2313

Young Minds
0808 8025 544 

Abuse

24-hour Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline
0808 802 1414

Mid Ulster Women's Aid
028 8676 9300

Veterans

NI Veterans Commissioner's Office
028 9052 7734

Older People

Age NI
028 9024 5729
0808 808 7575

Counselling Services

Mid Ulster Counselling Service
028 8774 6375

Vineyard
028 8775 2133

HOPE 4 U
07803 301802

The Hub
028 8676 3398

The Olive Branch Counselling
028 7963 3688

STEPS Mental Health
07904 564218

Links Counselling
028 3834 2825

Hope Magherafelt 
07393 451504

Self Harm and Suicide Prevention

Zest - Healing the Hurt
028 7126 6999

Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network
07540 969623

Fresh Minds Education
07921 861104

Impact Network NI
028 9447 8645

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