St Patrick’s Mental Health Services (SPMHS) supports a number of mental health and addiction support groups by facilitating meetings, both in St Patrick’s University Hospital and in St Patrick’s, Lucan.
Meetings in SPMHS
The groups below hold meetings in SPMHS.
Please note that these meetings are currently postponed as protection against the spread of coronavirus.
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
Al‑Anon Family Group meetings is a fellowship that supports the friends and family members of problem drinkers.
Tel: (01) 8732699
Sunday mornings at 11.30am in the Swift Centre, Room F
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
Sunday (Closed) 11.00am
All meetings take place in one of the group rooms in St Patrick’s University Hospital.
LifeRing is a self-help recovery network for individuals who seek group support to achieve abstinence from alcohol and other addictive drugs, or who are in relationships where chemical dependency is a problem. LifeRing is based on three basic principles; sobriety, secularity and self-help.
Every Thursday at 7.10pm
Swift Centre - various rooms
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 organisation formed in 1985 by a group of interested service users, relatives and mental health professionals, whose aims are to assist those who are directly affected by depression and bipolar disorder.
Contact Phone: 01 6617211
Helpline: 1800 80 48 48
Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support Group
The group meets the first, third and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm.
This same group meets at 6pm on the second Wednesday every month in St Patrick’s Hospital.
Aware Lecture Series
Aware lecture takes place on the second Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm in the Lecture Hall
OCD Ireland is a support group for for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trichotillomania (TTM) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
OCD Ireland operates support groups to sufferers of the three disorders. They also provide information to those seeking support.
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 – 9.15pm in Group Room C.
A public lecture series is held on the third Wednesday of each month in the Lecture Theatre in St Patrick’s University Hospital. Details of the lectures can be found on the OCD Ireland website.
Please note there are no OCD Ireland lectures over the summer period.
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