Links

Adfam  (www.adfam.org.uk/)
Confidential information and support for families and friends of drug and alcohol users.

Alcoholics Anonymous: (alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk)
Support for those struggling with their alcohol use.

Al Anon (www.al-anonuk.org.uk)
Support for families affected by somebody else’s drinking.

Age UK  (www.ageuk.org.uk/)
Seeks to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research

Anxiety UK (www.anxiety.org.uk)
Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder

BACP (www.bacp.co.uk/)
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

BBC (www.bbc.co.uk/health/)
The BBC’s website which give you access to useful information about lots of things, including emotional and physical health issues.

Bullying UK (www.bullying.co.uk)
Information for children, young people, parents and professionals about bullying.

Carers UK (www.carersonline.org.uk/)
Campaigns for carer’s rights and provides information for carers.

Childline (www.childline.org.uk/)
Advice about bullying and other issues.

CRUSE ( www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk)
Offers free and confidential help to people who are bereaved.

Depression Alliance (www.depressionalliance.org)
Charity for sufferers of depression.  Has network of self-help groups.

Drugscope (www.drugscope.org.uk/resources/helpfinder.htm)
Information abut drugs which includes a database of drug treatment services).

Eating Disorders (www.b-eat.co.uk)

FRANK (www.talktofrank.com)
Provides advice on drug misuse.

Family Drug Support (www.familydrugsupport.com)                                                                                                   Offering a range of individually tailored support packages for families and friends affected by substance misuse.

Headway (www.headway.org.uk/home.aspx)
Provides help and support to people affected by brain injury.

MDF: the bipolar organisation (www.mdf.org.uk)
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder)

MIND (www.mind.org.uk/)
Helps people to take control of their mental health through providing them with information and advice, and by campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for all.

NHS  Choices (www.nhs.uk)
The National Health Services site providing information about conditions and treatment as well as local services and health living.

OCD Action (formerly Obsessive Action) (www.ocdaction.org.uk/)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder support and information.

PAPYRUS (www.papyrus-uk.org)
Young suicide prevention society.

Parentline (www.parentlineplus.org.uk/)
Free help and support for all parents and carers.

Princes Royal Trust for Carers (www.carers.org/)
Information and support for carers including a network of more than 140 carers’ centres across the UK.

Rape Crisis (www.rapecrisis.org.uk)

Rainbow Forum
Group providing support to any LGBTO (Lesbian, gay, Bisexual, Trans or individuals questioning their sexual orientation) within Herefordshire.
Monthly meetings, events and support.
Lynsey Radmore Chair 07732074900 (lynsey.radmore@gogglemail.com
Howard Hyman Secretary 07780118284 howard.hyman@gmail.com

Relate (www.relate.org.uk)
Advice and counselling for individuals, couples, families, parents and young people.
The website contains special sections for each group, and offers online advice.

Rethink (www.rethink.org/)
Campaigning for the rights of people with mental health problems and their carers.

Samaritans (www.samaritans.org/)
A 24 hour source of telephone, e-mail, written or face to face support.

Sane (www.sane.org.uk/)
Information on all aspects of mental illness.

The Hide Out (www.thehideout.org.uk)
A young people’s site, created by Women’s Aid, to help children and young people learn about domestic violence and how they can keep themselves safe.

Victim Support (www.victimsupport.org)

West Mercia Women’s Aid (www.westmerciawomensaid.org)
24 hour support for women and children in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire who are experiencing domestic violence.

Young Minds (www.youngminds.org.uk/)
Includes information leaflets for children and young people and for parents, on child and adolescent mental health.