Welcome to Ardscoil Mhuire’s Guidance Page
The Guidance Department is made up of
Ms Tierney – Guidance Counsellor
Please check this page regularly to keep up to date with careers’ events, watch video guides, and browse through careers, apprenticeships, Post-Leaving Cert courses and degree options.
Leaving Certificate Links:
The links below will be of interest to students involved in Senior Cycle and who are looking for information regarding the CAO and other options.
Local Third & Further Education Institutions:
Students can access specific information about courses, requirements, etc. via the links below.
Third Level Information Night 2022:
Relevant to Leaving Certificate 2023 student. Presentations from Ms Tierney (ASM Guidance Counsellor) and staff from UL on the HEAR and DARE processes.
Looking after your Mental Health
- Turn2me free online counselling for over 18s www.turn2me.ie
- My Mind free online counselling www.mymind.org
- Jigsaw free counselling online and in person, www.jigsawonline.ie phone 061 974510
- The Samaritans offer emotional support to anyone in distress. Freephone 116123
- Pieta House Counselling service 1800247247. Text HELP to 51444
- Childline 24 hour Listening Service 1800666666, Text 50101, or chat online at www.childline.ie
- BeLonG to Support for LGBTI+ Text 086 1800280, www.belongto.org
- LGBT Ireland email email@example.com or phone 1890929539
- Mental Health Ireland, support for people experiencing mental health difficulties, 01 2841166
- Crisis Text Line Ireland, text TALK to 0861800280 available 24 hours
- Support for depression, www.aware.ie Freephone 1800804848
Support for Eating Disorders
- Eating disorder text support, text Hello to 50808
Mental Health Apps
- Mindshift: uses CBT techniques, encourages healthy thinking.
- Clear Fear: Uses CBT techniques and is designed for teenagers.
- Headspace: Teaches meditation and mindfulness
- CALM: Guided meditations
- ALL available from App Store or Google Play
Support for Parents
- Parentline.ie, 1890927277
- National Parents Council, www.npcpp.ie
- Parent Support Programme, 109 Henry Street Limerick, 061 411643
- Parenting Support, www.parentingsupport.ie
- Parentsplus, www.parentsplus.ie
- Parenting and Education, SchoolDays.ie