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Healthy UL - Mental Health

On campus supports

  • UL Counselling Service (UL Éist)    061 202327
  • UL Chaplaincy (Teach Fáilte)  061 232180 / 3635
  • UL Medical Centre  062 232534
  • UL First Year Support Officer 061 232613
  • Emergency services (Gardai, Ambulance, Fire Service)   999  or  112

E-Resources for Positive Well-Being

Smartphone apps can be a really useful way to practice breathing, meditation, CBT and well-being exercises to help with stress and anxiety.

Apps

  • Breathe2Relax
  • Calm 
  • Headspace
  • Stop, Breathe and Think
  • The Mindfulness App
  • Virtual Hope Box
  • Woebot

Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT can be a useful way to challenge how we think and act to help with anxiety and low mood. Online programmes offer the opportunity to learn CBT skills.

Self-Help Resources

Self-help materials can give us coping skills to help us through times of distress.
Information and exercise sheets

Websites

  • Futureme.org    Write a letter to your future self
  • Mind.org.uk    Mental health support and information
  • Pleasetalk.ie    Ireland’s student-led mental health movement
  • Reachout.com    Information on issues that can affect your mental health and well-being
  • Spunout.ie    Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people

Feeling stressed about the exams?

Check out the following site for advice on how to manage exam time stress https://spunout.ie/education/article/exam-survival

HSE SERVICES

  • Accident, Emergency and Out of Hours Services - University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle   061 301111
  • St. John’s Hospital, Limerick   061 462222
  • Ennis Hospital   065 682446
  • Nenagh Hospital  067  31491
  • Shannon Doc 1850 212 999
  • Crisis Intervention Service Limerick   061 301111 Clare  065 6863208
  • North Tipperary  086 8306663

Other Support Services