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Cluain Mhuire The Cluain Mhuire Service is a community based adult mental health service serving a population of about 195,000 people living in the Dublin South East area.

Cluain Mhuire services include:

  • Acute care and Treatment
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • In patient service
  • Rehabilitation and vocational training
  • Residential Rehabilitation Service
  • Social (drop-in) centres and membership club
  • Home based interventions and a variety of targeted therapies
  • Psychology Groups
  • Social Work Groups
  • Occupational Therapy Groups

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Emergency Contacts

If you are currently attending the Cluain Mhuire Service and need to contact the service in an emergency:
Between 9-5 Monday to Friday please call 01 217 2100
Outside of these hours please contact the Cluain Mhuire Doctor on Call can be contacted via St John of God Hospital on 01 217 1400. Please do not present in person to St John of God Hospital without making arrangements as there is no Cluain Mhuire doctor in residence.

If you are not currently attending the Cluain Mhuire Service and you need to talk to someone urgently please contact your local GP, an on-call GP or, in an absolute emergency, attend your local Emergency Department.

If you are concerned that you or your loved one may be at imminent risk of causing serious harm to themselves or others you may need to consider contacting the Gardaí

Burton Hall
Burton Hall supports persons with enduring mental health illness and is based in Sandyford Industrial Estate. The programme has a both a rehabilitation and a social focus and members can participate in various programmes or just drop in for a chat and meet up with friends. 01 295 5888.

Venegas House
A members Club operates on Lower Georges St, in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. The programme has a social focus and members can drop in for a chat and meet up with friends. 01 230 0599

Centre for Living
It is hoped that for most people, hospital admission can be avoided. The Centre for Living, Carysfort Avenue, Blackock, Co. Dublin, is a community based Acute Day Hospital which provides an intensive psychosocial programme with a wide variety of therapies for people experiencing Mental Health Difficulties. These include; drama therapy, art therapy, yoga and psycho-educational groups to name but a few. The Centre is open 9-5 Monday to Friday. If you are attending Cluain Mhuire and think you need this service you should discuss it with your clinical team. 01 709 8110

Residential Rehabilitation
The residential rehabilitation service is based in the community. The programmes offered are based on individuals' needs, to reach their recovery goals. They offer people the opportunity to work through life challenges in supportive environments with the ultimate aim of returning to a place that can be called home. 01 283 5022

Health TRAC
The Health TRAC team provide a physical health monitoring service to the people who attend our service. They provide phlebotomy and ECG services on an appointment basis. The team also support service users through the administration of prescribed medication by injection when required. In addition to this the team provide the monitoring service for the prescription and administration of Clozapine. If you are attending Cluain Mhuire and need this service you can contact the team at 01 217 2198

DETECT aims to provide a service for individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis and their families living in Cluain Mhuire, Elm Mount, Newcastle and St John of God Hospital catchment areas.

The programme is a FÁS-funded vocational employment skills training programme for people who have experienced a mental health difficulty. REACH stands for Recovery, Encouragement, Achievement, Confidence and Hope. It is a full-time programme which runs Monday to Friday from 9.15 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. The programme lasts for 21 to 32 weeks, depending on individual needs.

A Liaison Psychiatry Service is provided to patients in St. Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown and St. Michael's Hospital, Dun Laoghaire. 01 209 0009


Support group for carers of people affected by mental ill health