Helpful Links

Support and advice

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.

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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

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

Death, Grief and Loss

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk - Cruse is committed to breaking the stigma around grief

www.babycentre.co.uk - What are your choices when your baby dies? Will you be able to find out what went wrong? What causes neonatal death? Contact babycentre.co.uk for support

Family

www.carersuk.org - Help with money DLA & PI & Carer's Allowance

www.trusselltrust.org - Support your local food bank

Finance

www.nationaldebtline.co.uk – Free debt advice and support for people with money worries and debt difficulties in England, Wales & Scotland

Homelessness

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

Learning Difficulties

www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk - Dyslexia is a hidden disability that affects approximately 10% of the population to varying degrees

Legal

www.citizensadvice.org.uk – The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems

Medical

www.redcross.org.uk - The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are

www.sja.org.uk – St John’s Ambulance are the leading supplier of first aid and health and safety training courses

www.cancerresearchuk.org - Trusted information on all cancer types from the UK's leading cancer charity

www.macmillan.org.uk - Detailed information about specific types of cancer and cancer care

www.nhs.uk – Official NHS website

www.alzheimers.org.uk – Information on living with dementia, carers, family and friends, information for health professionals

www.patient.co.uk - 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

www.mind.org.uk – Supporting anyone with a mental health problem so they have somewhere to turn for advice and support

www.time-to-change.org.uk - Inspiring people to work together to end the discrimination surrounding mental health – sponsored by Mind and Rethink

www.eating-disorders.org.uk - Treatment for eating disorders and disordered eating

Servicemen and Women

www.soldierscharity.org - The Soldiers Charity. Support the men and women who put everything on the line to defend us and our country

www.helpforheroes.org.uk - Help for Heroes is a charity formed to help those who have been wounded in Britain's current conflicts

Sexual Violence and Assault

www.rapecrisis.org.uk - Rape Crisis England and Wales - specialist services for women and girls that have been raped

www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk - The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge.