Student Support

Counselling Supports

The health and well-being of Griffith College learners are of the utmost importance to the college. All counselling services are provided in the strictest of confidence. 

Limerick Counsellor

  • Eimear, the college counsellor, is available to offer one on counselling in person (evenings from 4 – 8 pm) or online. 
  • Her areas of expertise are in anxiety, depression, fear, OCD tendencies, stress and worry.
  • You can contact Eimear at [email protected], please note the service is free of charge.


Dublin Counsellor

  • The counselling team can be reached at 087 436 0032 (by calling, by text or WhatsApp) or by emailing [email protected].


Other Supports

There is a wide variety of supports available to staff, lecturers, and learners as documented below.

The Samaritans

  • About: Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Phone: Call 116 123 for free.
  • Website: The Samaritans


Pieta House

  • About: We provide a professional one-to-one therapeutic service to people who are in suicidal distress, those who engage in self-harm, and those bereaved by suicide. All of our services are provided free of charge and no referral is needed.
  • Phone: Call 1800 247 247 for free.
  • Website: Pieta House



  • About: If you’re experiencing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety or other mood related conditions, or are concerned about a loved one, we can offer you a safe and accepting space to receive support, compassion and guidance.
  • All three of our support services are offered free of charge.
  • Phone: Call 1800 80 48 48 for free.
  • Website: Aware           


Bodywhys (Eating Disorders Association of Ireland)

  • About: Our mission is to ensure support, awareness and understanding of eating disorders amongst the wider community as well as advocating for the rights and healthcare needs of people affected by eating disorders.
  • Phone: Call +353 1 2107906
  • Website: Bodywhys


The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

  • About: The mission of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of rape and other forms of sexual violence.
  • Phone: Call the National Helpline on 1800 77 8888
  • Website: The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre


My Options (Unplanned Pregnancy Support)

  • About: Information and support on all your options, including continued pregnancy supports and abortion services.
  • Phone: Call 1800 828 010 for free.
  • Website: My Options



  • About: GOSHH is a charity which provides a safe, confidential, welcoming environment for everyone we work with. Our office is based in Limerick City and we work throughout the Counties of Limerick, Clare, and North Tipperary. We focus on the promotion of equality and wellbeing of all with a positive and respectful approach to sexual orientation and gender diversity.
  • Phone: +353 61 314354
  • Website: GOSHH


LGBT Ireland

  • About: LGBT Ireland is a national organisation underpinned by localised knowledge and responses. Together with our network members, we provide support, training, and advocacy which aims to improve the lives of LGBT+ people across Ireland.
  • Phone: Call +353 1 685 9280 and leave a message.
  • Website: LGBT Ireland


Emergency Services

  • In the event of an emergency, always contact 112/999 (and then a staff member).