Student Support

The student care/support team consists of the following members of staff:

Principal Mr. Quinn
Deputy Principal Ms. Wallace
Guidance Counsellor Ms. Byrne
BFL teacher Ms. Purtill
HSCL Ms. Hickey
SCP Ms. Morgan
SPHE representative Ms. Martin
Learning Support representative Ms. Delaney

They meet once a week to provide support to students that may require extra intervention. It is compliant with Dept. guidelines for a student support team.

In school if you need to report something or need support please

  • a. tell your class tutor
  • b. tell your year head
  • c. tell a teacher you trust
  • d. tell a member of the student support team

If you are unable to tell someone you can

  • a. put a note in the white box outside the staffroom
  • b. email support@cmco.ie

However the box and email are only in use during the school day, during the school term. If you need support of an urgent nature (outside school hours) we urge you to:

  1. tell your parents
  2. ask your parents to bring you to your GP
  3. phone 999
  4. phone one of the following

Useful Contacts

The Samaritans www.samaritans.ie Free phone: 116 123  Text: 087 260 9090

Aware (Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder & Anxiety)  www.aware.ie  Tel: 1800 80 48 48

National Suicide Helpline (Pieta House) 1800 247 247

Pieta House (Suicide & Self-harm) www.pieta.ie  Tel: 01 623 5606

Grow (Mental Health support and Recovery)  www.grow.ie  Tel: 1890 474 474

Irish Advocacy Network (Peer advocacy in mental health) www.irishadvocacynetwork.com Tel: 01 872 8684

IACP (Counselling & Psychotherapy) www.iacp.ie Tel: 01 230 3536

Shine (Supporting people affected by mental ill health) www.shine.ie

Bodywhys (Eating Disorders Associations of Ireland) www.bodywhys.ie  1890 200 444

National Association for Victims of Bullying 057 9331590

Spunout  http://spunout.ie/

Reach Out Ireland Stress, Anxiety, Bullying, Depression http://www.reachout.com

Alcoholics Anonymous 01 4538998

Al Teen Supporting teenages affected by anothers alcohol abuse 01 8732699

Gamblers Anonymous 01 8721133

Drug and HIV helpline 1800 459 459  Drugs.ie or Text Drugs to 5190

HSE Substance Misuse Service (Clonmel) 052 77919

St Vincent de Paul 01 8550022

BelonG To Supporting LGBTI+ http://www. belongto.org

Teenline Ireland Helplinewww.teenireland.ie 1800 833 634 (7pm-10pm)

Child Line http://www.childline.ie 1800 666 666

CARI: Children at Risk Ireland http://www.cari.ie 1890 924 567

Rainbows Ireland – Bereavement/Separation or Divorce  http://www.rainbowsireland.ie 01- 473 4175

Cura Pregnancy Support  http://www.cura.ie/ 01 6710598 /  1850 622626

Rape Crisis and Counselling service  (052) 612 7677 (Clonmel) or 1800 340 340

Ascend Domestic Abuse Service – Thurles outreach number 086-8576719 Office confidential  number 0505-23999

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service(01) 879 6800

Trys – Thurles youth club (0504) 23426

Thurles Garda Station (0504) 25100

Nenagh Hospital – 067 31491

Emergency Services 999 or 112