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50808 is a free, anonymous, 24/7 messaging service providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support.

50808 provides a safe space where you’re listened to by a trained Volunteer. You’ll message back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with.

By asking questions, listening to you and responding with support, they will help you sort through your feelings until you both feel you are now in a calm, safe place.

Please check out our booklet on Mental Health and Wellbeing.  This resource includes use tips and information on minding your mental health.


SilverCloud is freely available to all staff and students and can be accessed 24/7. The University of Limerick, through SilverCloud, is making seven self-help programmes available including:;

  • Space for Resilience
  • Space from Covid-19
  • Space from Stress
  • Space from Alcohol
  • Space from Money Worries
  • Space for Sleep
  • Space for Positive Body Image

How do I access the programmes?

  • Enter your details to set up a free user account - you will need to use your @ul email address when signing up and accessing this service.
  • Log-in, learn and practice. It is recommended that you start with 1 module per week.