Counselling Services


Inspire Logo

Do I need support?

We are here to support you with a wide range of difficulties, these may include:

  • Feeling low or depressed
  • Feeling anxious or worried
  • Experiencing stress
  • Finding it hard to make friends
  • Unsure about identity
  • Struggling with relationship difficulties
  • Difficulties with eating
  • Home-sickness
  • Sleep problems
  • Experiencing a mental illness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief and loss 
Not sure how you feel?

Try the Mood Self-Assessment and get advice from the NHS on what might help by clicking the link below.

How do I access the service?

SRC provide a counselling service through Inspire Students. This is available for all Southern Regional College students via the 24/7 telephone service as well as face-to-face counselling support.  If you need to speak to a counsellor in confidence, call Inspire Students on 0800 389 5362 or email

New Onsite drop in Counselling service:

Student Services have arranged a new pilot drop-in counselling service for students in Newry, Killylea Rd and Lisanally campuses.   The ‘Drop in’ service is available on each campus as follows:

Newry Campus:

Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm in the Learning Resource Centre Study Room 1.

Armagh Killylea Rd Campus:

 Monday from 11am to 2pm in the Boardroom.

Lisanally Campus: 

Monday from 11am to 2pm in ALS007 - situated beside the main reception area. 

Counselling will be available on alternate Monday between Killylea and Lisanally, commenced with Killylea on Monday 13th November. During these sessions a counsellor will be available for students to speak to or help them if they are experiencing a crisis situation.

Further information, advice, support and resources are available through the Inspire website: