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External Links (Addiction)

Please Note: Student Counselling and Development cannot endorse any of the services or agencies listed below.


          Everything you need to know about alcohol.

  • Al-Anon & Al-Ateen

    Family Groups Ltd.,PO Box 55, Eglinton Street, Cork

    Tel: 021-4311899

    Support groups for family and friends of problem drinkers.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    PO Box 137, Eglinton Street, Cork

    Tel: 021- 4500481 (8-10pm)

    Open meeting 8:30pm every Tuesday night at the South Parish Community Centre, Sawmill St., Cork.

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

    Dominican Centre, Pope's Quay, Cork

    Tel: 021-4502267

  • Arbour House

    St. Finbarrs Hospital, Douglas Rd., Cork

    Tel: 021-4968933

    Specialist unit for alcohol & drug abuse, prevention and treatment. Ring for appointment

  • Counselling and Advisory Service (Drugs and alcohol)

    Southern Health Board, 10 Church St. (Off Shandon St.), Cork

    Tel: 021-4212382

    A free service for those with drug/alcohol problems, their families and concerned persons.


    Comprehensive website on drug misuse

    Confidential Helpline in Cork 021-496 89 33

    (Mon - Fri 9 - 5. Closed 1 - 2)

  • Gamblers Anonymous

    Tel: (087) 285 9552

    Fellowship of people who help each other recover from gambling addiction

  • Narcotics Anonymous

    PO Box 89, Eglinton Street, Cork

    Tel: 021-4278411

  • Tabor Lodge 

  • Ballindeasig, Belgooly, Co. Cork

    Tel: 021-4887110

    Residential Treatment Centre, caring for adults with addictions.

External Links (Counselling and Support)

Please Note: Student Counselling and Development cannot endorse any of the services or agencies listed below.



Support for people experiencing depression and bipolar disorder.  Aware run a Young Adults Group (18-26) every Wednesday at 7.30 in Inniscarrig House (in the grounds of Erinville Hospital) on the Western Road, Cork.


National Office for Suicide Prevention

Links to various agencies dealing with suicide including links to support agencies for those bereaved by suicide


One in Four

Supports men and women who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence

01-662 4070


Sexual Violence Centre Cork

5 Camden Place, Cork

Tel: 021-4505577 or Freephone 1800 496 496

(Formerly Cork Rape Crisis Service) Counselling service for survivors of rape, sexual abuse & child abuse.


Harbour Counselling Service (HSE)

Penrose Wharf, Cork

Tel: 021-4861360 or 1800 234 116

Support for adults who as children experienced abuse or neglect.



Provides a confidential helpline, information and a support service for male victims of domestic abuse

Tel: 046-9023718


UCC LGBT Society

The society aims to  provide a safe space for its members and raise awareness of LGBT issues.



Family Ministry

34 Paul St., Cork.

Tel: 427 5136 (Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm).

Support programme for young people (11 - 18 years) dealing with grief through death, seperation, divorce or any other significant loss.



Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) provides information and support for trans people.


Victim Support

4 Anglesea Villas, Anglesea St., Cork

Tel: 021-4322333 or 1850 661 771.

Emotional and practical support to those affected by crime.

External Links (Health)

Please Note: Student Counselling and Development cannot endorse any of the services or agencies listed below.

  • Alliance Centre

    16 Peters St., Cork.

    Tel: 021-4275837 (Office) or 021 427 56 15 (Helpline) (Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm).

    Information and support on all aspects of drugs and sexual health.

  • Bodywhys

    Provides confidential, non judgemental support for people affected by eating disorders.

    Lo call helpline, e mail support, online support group.

  • Overeaters Anonymous (Cork)

    Tel: 086 3526467

    Support for people with eating disorders

  • Grow

    Mental health organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems.

    Helpline: 1890 474474

    Office: 11 Liberty St., Cork. Tel: 427 75 20

  • G.U.M. (Genito-Urinary Medicine / Sexually Transmitted Infections)

    Outpatients Dept., South Infirmary/Victoria Hospital Complex, Old Blackrock Rd., Cork.

    Tel: 021-4966844

    Free and confidential service offering diagnosis & treatment of sexually transmitted infections, HIV testing and contact tracing. Health advice also offered. Ring for appointment.

  • Mental Health Ireland

    Support for people with a mental illness, their families and carers.

  • Reach Out

    Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to improve their own mental health and well-being.

  • Samaritans

    Coach St., Cork.

    Tel: 021-4271323 Callsave 1850 60 90 90

    Confidential emotional support for those who are desparing or suicidal, 24 hours a day by telephone, email, letter or face to face.

External Links (Pregnancy and Parenting)

Please Note: Student Counselling and Development cannot endorse any of the services or agencies listed below.


Bowling Green, White Street, Cork

Tel: 021 43 10 591 Callsave: 1850 222 300

Support for children and families through a variety of services.

Positive Options

Crisis pregnancy services

Youth Health Service (HSE)


General health support service for under 25s offering information and clinics on topics such as crisis pregnancy, parenting, adoption, abortion and STDs.

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