SOSAD Ireland

Since 2007, SOSAD has worked to raise awareness and help prevent suicide in Ireland. We have worked tirelessly in our communities to help those in need feel supported and know they are not alone on their journey.


Drogheda, Louth



Type of organisation:

NGO/ community-based organisation/ charity


  • Young people / youth work
  • Mental health


  • Research
  • Policy, advocacy and campaigns
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • European learning networks and exchanges
  • Governance
  • Digitalization


We want every community to develop their own sense of security through positive mental wellbeing.

SOSAD offer support and services for people who are struggling with suicidal ideation, self harming, depression, bereavement, stress and anxiety, or if you simply need to talk. If you want to talk, we are here to listen. You can message us, call us, or call into our office.

We have six offices based in Cavan, Louth, Meath and Monaghan from which we provide our services. We believe in suicide prevention through early intervention, and offer a number of free, professional services to those in need.

We provide:

  • Counselling
  • Support Line
  • Messaging Service
  • Drop in Centres
  • Crisis Support.

We have been running for 17 years, we are registered with the Companies Registration Office as a company limited by guarantee without share capital (company registration number 440317) as an organisation with charitable tax exemption with the Revenue Commissioners (CHY 17866)with the Charities Regulatory Authority of Ireland (Registered Charity Number 20067328)

EU Project Experience

Some experience

EU Funding Goals

Skills in relation to growing the charity and reaching more people in need of support. Focus on Mental Wellbeing and the Community.


We have a very strong and positive working environment which helps us to deliver the best service for those seeking help with SOSAD. Our strengths are our dedicated workforce and volunteers; our passion and understanding of the work we do.


Contact Name:

Carol Murphy

Job Title:

General Manager

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