Family, Friends and Carer's Support Groups

This group gives you the opportunity to meet other people who are caring or living with someone who suffers from mental health difficulties. It provides a safe supportive environment to share experiences and ideas for managing the unique challenges of mental health difficulties. It also offers a way to access information and practical support.

Who should go to this group?

It’s open to anyone who helps somebody suffering from mental health difficulties. Whether this is a new situation or have some experience, this group can provide mutual support. 

How do I get details to attend this group?

Contact your Local Mental Health Team.

How long does it last?

The group meets for roughly two hours once a month. It’s voluntary so there is no need to confirm in advance that you’re coming. 

Who runs this group?

Staff from the Community Mental Health Team assist group members in running the group.

When does it run?

The groups run at different times in each area.

Ballyfermot/Lucan - First Monday of the month

Clondalkin - First Wednesday of the month

Camac and Drimnagh - Last Monday of the month

Owendoher and ACCES team - First Monday of the month

Is there a waiting list?

There is no waiting list.

Where can I find out more?

Speak to your Local Mental Health Team.