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Talk to Frank
The Lows The Highs, And Everything In Between. Friendly, confidential drugs advice
Addaction is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities
Action on Addiction
We are the only charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education, support for families and children and campaigns.
Addiction Recovery Agency
experienced in providing services to people with drug, alcohol or gambling problems. All our services offer the best opportunity to progress towards abstinence and to maintain recovery from addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling.
GamCare’s staff are dedicated and experienced professionals, helping problem gamblers and their friends and families.
Our mission at Recovery.org is to connect people and their families with the information and resources to help them recover from substance abuse and behavioral disorders.
The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity is an integrated health and education service offering a unique lifespan.
The UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) was established in March 2009 to provide support, education, research and training for mental health professionals working with adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
We aim to support clinicians and allied professionals to identify and meet the needs of children and young people affected by this disorder.
Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed in 1970, by Katharine and Harold Fisher, for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.
Since then, we’ve become a nationwide organisation but we still have the same basic aims. Whether you have anxiety, stress, anxiety-based depression or a phobia that’s affecting your daily life, we’re here to help you. And we’re fully supported by an expert team of medical advisors.
No Panic is a charity helping/supporting people who live with panic attacks, phobia's, OCD & other anxiety related disorders.
Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.
Support for all those affected by bipolar disorder.
Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone. Read more.
PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide.
Depression UK is a National Self-Help Organisation that helps people cope with their depression. The charity is run by a team of 15 or more volunteers who welcome you to join us.
We are Beat, the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape
Advice and support for anyone affected by eating problems.
Local support groups for people with eating problems.
Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. We were set up 40 years ago and have grown to become the oldest and largest victims’ organisation in the world.
Treatment and support for armed forces veterans.
Helps veterans, reservists and their families with trauma and distress.
A charity supporting adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Provides a support line and local support services.
Lists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).
Support for anyone affected by birth trauma, including partners.
Sexuality & Gender
The Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
Provides information, support and referral services
Mermaids works with young people who feel at odds with the gender they have been assigned. They also work with parents and carers of young people going through these feelings.
UK-wide helpline run by and for trans, non-binary, gender-diverse and gender-fluid people. They offer a confidential and non-judgemental listening service.
Gendered Intelligence run projects for young people who identify as trans. Their Knowledge is Power resource is a great place to start educating yourself about trans people and trans issues.
LGBT Foundation have lots of advice on lots of different topics. This is the main section of their website dedicated to sexual health, but further info is available throughout the site.
General Mental Health
Mental Health Foundation
Improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties.
Supports people through mental health services.
The Centre for Mental Health
Working to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems.
Time to Change
Led by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness we’re England’s biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.
Rethink Mental Illness
Since 1972 we have been challenging attitudes and changing lives, helping people living with conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and more to recover a better quality of life. – Contact details for local services and support groups