Students, parents and teachers are being urged to look after their mental health this exam season.
The Samaritans are asking those sitting their Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate exams on Wednesday, to put their well-being ahead of their grades.
The charity is urging young people to talk about their emotional and mental health.
Anyone who is feeling overwhelmed because of exam pressure can contact Samaritans on 116 123.
Alternatively, you can text 087 260 90 90 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you don't feel like talking out loud.