External Links

Psychological Society of Ireland
Irish Association for Counselling and PsychotherapyFacts for Health
Bodywhys Ireland
Aware-helping to defeat depression
OCD Ireland
(OCD Ireland) Comhair Counselling Service, CARLOW & KILKENNY

Local Services

Kilkenny Substance Misuse Treatment Service (Addiction Counselling)

HSE, Kickham Street, Kilkenny.
Phone: 056 7784638
Description: Outpatient addiction counselling service available free of charge Monday- Friday 10-

Narcotics Anonymous

St. Johns Church (basement at the back of the Church)
Dublin Road, Kilkenny
Description: General meeting on drug misuse for all age groups. Meetings are on Thursdays &
Sundays at 8.30pm, and on Saturdays at 5.30pm

Kilkenny Holistic Health Recovery

CDCD Network: 056 4441966. Contact: Jim O Dwyer
Description: Complimentary therapies designed to enable people in recovery develop positive coping
strategies in relation to stress.

Kilkenny Employment For Youth

Garden Row, High Street, Kilkenny.
Tel: 056 7762774/7765465 Contact: Walter Pigott,
Description: Provides training and work experience for young people between the ages of 15 and 25.
Applicants must be unemployed and left school at least 6 months.

Sibling Support Service

Ossory Youth: 056 7761200. Contact: Susan Doherty
Description: Support Service for 14-18 year olds who are affected by substance misuse of a family

Gateway Youth Project

Ossory Youth: 056 7761200. Contact: Jacinta Hogan
Description: Kilkenny City project offers general support to young people.

Teen Between

Ossory Youth: 056 7761200. Contact: Mary Mescal
Description: Free support and listening service for young people whose parents are separated. A
confidential, safe place to talk to help you cope with problems.

Other Useful Numbers (For training courses:

Fr McGrath Training Centre: 056-7751988
Loughboy Area Resource Centre: 056-7764700 Newpark Close Family Resource Centre: 056-7765458
Kilkenny Community Action Network: 056-7752811