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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.

  • Drugs.ie

    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.

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

  • National Office for Suicide Prevention

    www.nosp.ie

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

  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

    http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk/

    A website that contains a variety of supports and resources for those bereaved by suicide.

  • One in Four

    http://www.oneinfour.ie/

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

    01-662 4070

  • Sexual Violence Centre Cork

    www.sexualviolence.ie

    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.

  • Amen

          www.amen.ie

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

         Tel: 046-9023718

  • UCC LGBT Society

         http://lgbtsoc.ucc.ie/

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

  • Seedlings

    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.

  • Victim Support

    4 Anglesea Villas, Anglesea St., Cork

    Tel: 021-4322333 or 1850 661 771.

    Emotional and practical support to those affected by crime.

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.

  • Aware

    www.aware.ie

    Local support group meetings for those affected by depression.

    Helpline 1890 303 302 (Seven days 10am-10pm. Thurs to Sun, the helpline also operates after 10pm)

  • Bodywhys

    www.bodywhys.ie

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

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

    No meetings in Cork at present.

  • 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

    www.mentalhealthireland.ie

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

  • Reach Out

    reachout.com

    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

    www.samaritans.org

    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.

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

Barnardos

www.barnardos.ie

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

www.positiveoptions.ie

Crisis pregnancy services

Youth Health Service (HSE)

021-4220490/1

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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