Be Well Team: Youth Mental Health Service

Our Be Well Team: Youth Mental Health Service, is for young people (14 to 25yrs) from across Limerick City & County who are in need of support for mental health & well-being.

Our Youth Mental Health Project provides:

  • Counselling
  • Support with a youth mental health worker
  • Parental support and advice
  • Supporting youth groups in promotion of positive mental health

What sort of issues can we help young people with?

  • Alcohol & drug misuse
  • Support with emotions
  • Grief & loss
  • Dealing with your sexuality
  • Relationships
  • School

We can help a young person develop new coping skills in a supportive and encouraging space.

What is Counselling?

If you have never been to counselling then this video will explain how it works & its benefits to you:


How it Works

You will need to complete a referral form which is available by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Please note that as part of the registration and consent process an Individual Data Consent Form must be signed and returned by over 18 self-referrals and parent/guardian referrals of under 18s.  This form is included under the appropriate link below.  This is to ensure LYS compliance with EU General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR), 2016.

Completed form should be sent in the strictest confidence to:

Be Well Team,  Limerick Youth Service, Northside Youth Space, Ballynanty Rd, Ballynanty, Limerick V94 TPP3

or via email to:

An assigned team member will contact you to arrange a suitable time to meet the young person (or young person & guardian when under 18). Support in completing referral form is available.

Contact Details

Siobhan O’Brien, Coordinator/Psychotherapist

E:  Tel: 086-3895031 (Weekdays, 9:30-17:30hrs)

Need to Talk to Someone

If you need to speak with someone or require immediate support please contact the following

  • Samaritans 116 123 (free phone)
  • Childline 1800 666 666 (free phone)
  • ShannonDoc 1850 212 999
  • A & E Crisis Team: 087-64723545
  • Pieta House 1800 247 247

For immediate medical support please contact your nearest hospital or Dial 999 or 112

You will find more information on mental health supports at:


Contact Information

Limerick Youth Service
5 Lower Glentworth Street
Limerick, Rep. of Ireland

Office Hours:
9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: +353 (0)61 412 444
Fax: +353 (0)61 412 795

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