Helpful Links

Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to turn and how to get the help that you need. We have listed some of the places that can give you support and advice

Please mention Counsellors UK when you contact them.

If you have any suggestions about other organisations you feel should be on our list and will be useful to others, please send the website address to us by using our suggestions box.  

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YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. 850,000 children and young people in the UK have a mental health problem - and that's just the ones who have been diagnosed.

YoungMinds offer free advice and support for parents worried about their children’s behaviour, emotional problems and mental health.

Children - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Dyslexia, Disability Issues and Parenting. Supporting and creating awareness for people with hidden impairments

Death, Grief and Loss - Cruse is committed to breaking the stigma around grief - What are your choices when your baby dies? Will you be able to find out what went wrong? What causes neonatal death? Contact for support

Family - Help with money DLA & PI & Carer's Allowance - Support your local food bank

Finance – Free debt advice and support for people with money worries and debt difficulties in England, Wales & Scotland

Homelessness – Shelter believes everyone should have a home. More than one million people a year go to them for advice and support

Learning Difficulties - Dyslexia is a hidden disability that affects approximately 10% of the population to varying degrees

Legal – The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems

Medical - The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are – St John’s Ambulance are the leading supplier of first aid and health and safety training courses - Trusted information on all cancer types from the UK's leading cancer charity - Detailed information about specific types of cancer and cancer care – Official NHS website – Information on living with dementia, carers, family and friends, information for health professionals - is one of the most trusted medical resources in the UK, supplying evidence based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

Mental Health – Supporting anyone with a mental health problem so they have somewhere to turn for advice and support - Inspiring people to work together to end the discrimination surrounding mental health – sponsored by Mind and Rethink - Treatment for eating disorders and disordered eating

Servicemen and Women - The Soldiers Charity. Support the men and women who put everything on the line to defend us and our country - Help for Heroes is a charity formed to help those who have been wounded in Britain's current conflicts

Sexual Violence and Assault - Rape Crisis England and Wales - specialist services for women and girls that have been raped - The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge