Shine continues to offer support to anyone experiencing mental health problems

Shine – a national organisation providing information and support for people affected by mental health problems – has put a number of m​measures in place in response to COVID-19, to ensure continued support is provided to people experiencing mental health problems in the community. The service is available to anyone who is experiencing mental health problems and their families, carers and supporters by phone and email.

Shine understands that this is a very difficult and challenging time for many people and wants the public to know that there is support and help available in the community.

How Shine can help you

Shine offers a range of free mental health support services including information and support on mental health and recovery planning. Needs and concerns are discussed together and options provided, such as counselling, to help you with your mental health problem. Shine offers recovery planning and support that can help you identify how mental health problems are affecting your personal goals and challenges. 

Contact Shine in Cork: Emily Daly, Cork Shine Regional Information and Support Officer, phone 086-8525755 or email

Phone counselling is available to anyone affected by serious mental health problems. This includes both people with self-experience and their families.

Shine also offers confidential email counselling. Email, Monday to Friday. The organisation aims to respond on the day an email is responded.

WCP Staff

WCP Staff Writer

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