Self Help Resources

Self Help Resources

    Self Help Resources

    Positive Living Section

    All titles in PL (Listed Alphabetically by title) - Positive living and Well-being resource - Subject & Study Guides at AIT Library (

    Introduction - Positive living and Well-being resource - Subject & Study Guides at AIT Library (

    We know that university life can sometimes be challenging. That’s why  TUS Library have put together a collection of reading materials on a wide range of topics around positive living, personal health and wellbeing.

    Whether you’re interested in managing stress and learning some new relaxation techniques, or having more difficult mental heath issues,
    there are books here that can help. There are also links to  helpful videos and websites in the subject areas.
    The collection consists on physical and e-books available to all TUS staff and students to engage with, browse and borrow for themselves. 

    Information and Links to Mental Health OrganisationsIntroduction - Positive living and Well-being resource - Subject & Study Guides at AIT Library (

    SAMARITANS are available 24/7 for free support by phone 116 123 or Email

    AWARE offer support through depression and are operating their freephone support line, email and online Life Skills programme 1800 804 848 (7 days a week from 10 AM - 10 PM)

    PIETA provides free therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide. They have 24/7 freephone supports and text support services 1800 247 247 or Text HELP to 51444 

    TURN2ME.ORG offer free sessions (8) of counselling, peer support, support groups through a network of accredited mental health professionals. There online support is for individuals, couples, parents and young people. You need to register to use the services.

    SHINE support people though mental ill health. They are offering remote support to people who use their services including online and over-the-phone support. The email counselling support service continues to  run.  

    HELPLINK are providing low cost online counselling and therapy Email

    SPUNOUT provides online information and practical advice created by young people, for young people

    JIGSAW have online services available such as "Ask Jigsaw" and "Jigsaw Online Group Chats" for those aged between 12-25years old.

    BODYWHYS The Eating Disorder Organization for Ireland offer email and online support groups Email:

    GROW is a national community based organisation providing support and education around emotional and mental wellbeing. It is providing support groups online, where face-to-face groups are not available

    BeLonG support lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people in Ireland. They will continue the Monday Chats Service for information, referral and advice online with a youth worker. Make an appointment to see one of our Youth Workers Gillian, Shane or Lisa, for a chat on a Monday between 2-7pm. This service is for 14-23 year olds and is free of charge. To book an appointment email: or call: 01 670 6223.

    They also offer a free Crisis Counselling service through our joint partnership with Pieta House. All current clients are being contacted directly.

    MYMIND are providing counselling and psychotherapy both online and by phone 076 680 1060

    HSE Mental Health Supports

    HSE Your Mental Health website

    HSE 24/7 Mental Health Information Line Call1800 111 888

    HSE Mental Health Supports and Services During COVID-19 webpage

    HSE Drinking Self-Assessment Tool

    Check out the Mental Health Reform for available mental health services and supports.