St Patrick’s Mental Health Services supports a number of mental health and addiction support groups by facilitating meetings both in St Patrick’s University Hospital and in St Edmundsbury Hospital. The following groups hold meetings in St Patrick’s Mental Health services.
Adult children of alcoholic/dysfunctional families is an anonymous 12 steps self help fellowship of men and women, who identify with common characteristics, as a result of growing up in alcoholic/dysfunctional families.
Every Monday 6.30pm Group room C
Alateen is part of the Al-Anon fellowship and is for young people, aged 12 – 17 inclusive, who are affected by a problem drinker.
Tel: (01) 8732699
Thursdays 8:30pm Group Room F
Al‑Anon Family Group meetings are a fellowship that supports the friends and family members of problem drinkers.
Tel: (01) 8732699
Thursdays 8:30pm Group Room C
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Tel: (01) 8420700
Monday: (Open) 8:30pm
Thursday (Closed) 8.30pm
Friday (Traditions/ Step) 8.30pm
LifeRing is a not for profit network of support groups for people who want to live free of alcohol and other addictive drugs. It provides a self help approach based on positive social reinforcement. Lifering works through its three group meetings and is based on three basic principles: sobriety, secularity and self help.
Every Thursday at 7.10pm
Room H, Swift Centre
ANEW is a self-help group for women who are experiencing or have experienced problems with alcohol
Tel: (086) 1024732
Every Tuesday 6pm Group room C
Aware is a voluntary organization formed in 1985 by a group of interested service users, relatives and mental health professionals, whose aims are to assist that section of the population who are directly affected by depression.
Contact Phone: 01 6617211
Helpline: 1890 303 302
Meetings held every Wednesday 7.15pm (except 2nd Wednesdays)
Three meetings are held for people who experience depression and two for family members
Lecture 2nd Wednesday each month 7.15pm
OCD Ireland is a support group for for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trichotillomania (TTM) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
OCD Ireland operate support groups to sufferers of the three disorders. We also provide information to those seeking it.
Support groups are run for OCD, TTM and BDD as well as family members and carers
Details of the groups can be found at this link: http://www.ocdireland.org/this-week-support-groups/
Meetings are held from 7.45pm – 0.15pm in Group Room C.