The following organisations may be useful:-
Action for Postpartum Psychosis
Tel: 02033229900, www.app-network.org
National charity supporting women and families affected by Postpartum Psychosis.
National organisation working with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol.
Tel: 08006781602, www.ageuk.org.uk
National organisation offering free independent advice and information on all sorts of topics, including legal and money issues, loneliness, arranging of care, housing options
Tel: 0845 769 7555, www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Providing support and fellowship for people whose drinking is causing them problems.
Tel: 0207 403 0888, www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Support for families and friends of people with drink problems.
Association for Post Natal Illness
Tel: 0207 386 0868, www.apni.org
For women who are experiencing depression following the birth of their baby.
Helpline: 0845 634 1414, Youthline: 0845 634 7650, www.b-eat.co.uk
Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, binge eating disorder and related eating disorders. Includes a network of UK-wide self-help groups.
Birth Trauma Association
General Enquires: 01264 860380; www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk
The Birth Trauma Association is a Registered Charity offering support to women who are suffering from Post Natal PTSD symptoms or birth trauma.
Blue Cross - The Pet Bereavement Support Service
Telephone 0800 634 9494 Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm; www.bluecross.org.uk/2083/pet-bereavement-support-service.html
Offers support and understanding to bereaved pet owners through a national network of trained volunteer telephone and email befrienders.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Service helping people resolve their legal, money and other problems.
0800585858 5pm till midnight 365 days a year, www.thecalmzone.net
This site targets all men in the UK, offering men help, information and advice via a phone and web service, although anyone, regardless of age, gender or geographic location can call the line.
Tel: 01424 428 300, www.counsellingplus.org
A registered charity based in Hastings and Eastbourne and offering low cost counselling to the general public. This organisation also runs periodic anger management groups.
CRUSE Bereavement Line
Tel: 0844 477 9400, www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Helpline for bereaved people and those caring for bereaved people.
An entertaining interactive app that enables people to learn a variety of languages on their own, free of charge.
Tel: 0207 263 8884, www.everymanproject.co.uk
Information and support for men who have anger management issues.
Get Self Help
Organisation offering free CBT information and downloads for a large range of difficulties.
This charitable organisation offers advice and support to kinship carers.
This organisation offers a 10 day free mindfulness trial giving you a taste of what mindfulness is. Mindfulness has been known to be effective in the reduction of anxiety and to promote wellbeing.
How I Overcame TV Addiction
This website offers information and helpful ways to manage television viewing, through the personal experiences of its creator, Michael Pollock.
Information on help with eating disorders for carers, sufferers and people working in this area. The website is designed by June Alexander, an Australian writer, educator and public speaker on eating disorders and mental health issues.
Promotes the social, emotional, physical and sexual health and well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Tel: 01823 334 244, www.mankind.org.uk
Providing support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.
An independent website providing up-to-date information about the menopause and an award winning menopause blog.
Mental Health Matters
Tel: 0191 516 3500, www.mentalhealthmatters.com
Provides support and information on employment, housing, community support and psychological services.
Tel: 08457 660 163, www.mind.org.uk
Provides infromation on a range of topics including types of mental distress, where to get help, drug and alternative treatments and advocacy.
Tel: 01924 200 799, www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk
Provides support and information for those suffering the effects of pregnancy loss.
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Tel: 0808 808 4000, www.nacoa.org.uk
There is no lower or upper age limit to be affected by your parent's drinking and sometimes the problem only becomes apparent in adulthood. This Association offers help and advice and provides a free helpline.
National Debt Line
Tel: 0808 808 4000, www.nationaldebtline.org.uk
Help for anyone in debt or concerned they may fall into debt.
National Centre For Eating Disorders
Tel: 0845 838 2040, www.eating-disorders.org.uk
Counselling Services and also Professional Training in the field of Eating Disorders.
Only Child Website
This website includes a collection of stories and experiences of adults who have grown up an only child; the website belongs to Bernice Sorensen, an expert on issues relating to only children.
NHS 111 is a free-to-call single non-emergency number medical helpline operating in England. Simply dial 111 from your landline or mobile.
Webside providing online information about health issues, such as the menopause.
PALS - Patient Advice and Liaison Service
Provides information and advice about local NHS services and support organisations and helps sort out any problems with NHS services.
Helpline: 08432898401, www.pandasfoundation.org.uk
Gives support to people coping with pre and postnatal depression.
Website providing information about health issues, such as the menopause for example, for patient and health practitoners. Patient has been accredited by The Information Standard, NHS England's quality mark.
A national charity providing confidential help and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person not coping with life. For confidential suicide prevention advice contact 08000684141.
The Kick Start Recovery Kit
A FREE self help recovery resource for people struggling with sex and pornography addiction.
Helpline: 08454500215, www.pandasfoundation.org.uk
National charity that gives free and confidential advice about drugs and the law.
Tel: 0845 456 0455, www.rethink.org
Provides information and a helpline for anyone affected by mental health problems.
Rock Clinic Association
A registered charity and a co-operative association of psychotherapists and counsellors providing accessibile therapy to the community of Brighton, Hove and Sussex. Young adults (13+) and adults of all ages are welcome, and therapy is offered in a range of languages.
Tel:0845 790 9090, www.samaritans.org
Confidential support for anyone in a crisis.
The NHS Smokefree app that can help you stop smoking, providing daily support for the duration of a four-week programme.
Tel: 0808 164 3332, www.sands.org.uk
Sands is a stillbirth and neonatal charity offering bereavement support services through its helpline, mobile app, online community resources, and locally through regional support groups.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)
Tel: 0844 561 6855, www.uk-sobs.org.uk
Provides helpline and support for people affected by suicide.
Terence Higgins Trust
Tel: 0845 122 1200, www.tht.org.uk
Promoting good health, sexual health and mental wellbeing for those affected by HIV and AIDS.
Tel: 0845 303 0900, www.victimsupport.org.uk
Organisation offering support and practical help for people who have experienced trauma.
Tel: 0808 2000 246, www.womensaid.org.uk
Provides free 24 hour helpline and resources to women affected by abuse.