Seek help 

24/7 Support

For urgent help call Pieta House on freephone1800 247 247 or you can text HELP to 51444.  The helpline is manned by qualified therapists.

As an employee of AGS, you can contact the Inspire 24/7 Helpline at any time on 1800 817 433. The service is free and confidential. You do not need to be “in crisis” to use this service, you can speak to someone about any concern – big or small.

The Samaritans –  116 123

Other Services and Supports

Aware – 1800 80 48 48 - Mon-Sun 10am to 10pm

You can contact any of the services/supports in An Garda Síochána including:

Employee Assistance Service on 01 6660390 or

Peer Supporters – a full list of peer supporters is available on the portal or you can contact EAS to get details of Peer Supporters in your area.


Fr. Joe Kennedy and Rev. David Pierpoint have their contact numbers listed on the portal.

Some ways you can care for yourself when you are feeling low:

  • Create your own support network. Spend time in the company of people you enjoy being around – family, friends and colleagues
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs
  • Pay attention to your sleep patterns and try to establish a good sleep routine
  • Eat well so that you have enough energy to sustain and nourish you.