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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • FAB

    Provides news, information and support
  • Fabb Scotland

    Fabb Scotland is a national charity which aims to enable disabled people to actively engage in the social, leisure, educational and vocational activities of their choice. Fabb manages projects which aim to increase the social interaction of young people with and without disabilities. Fabb offers a...
  • FABED (Families Affected By Eosinophilic Disorders)

    Families Affected By Eosinophilic Disorders (FABED) is a UK based website designed to help families suffering with Eosinophilic disorders. Patients may have already been diagnosed with an Eosinophilic disorder (ie; eosinophilc gastroenteritis EG, eosinophilic oesophagitis EE or eosinophilic...
  • Fable (For A Better Life with Epilepsy)

    Information and support for vagus nerve stimulation therapy in epilepsy and co-ordinate a national patient support network for epilepsy patients. We also enhance the quality of life for epilepsy patients throughout the UK by any charitable means.
  • Fabry's Disease Research Group

  • Face2Face

    Face2Face is an expanding network of local schemes, providing emotional support to parents whose children have been recognised as having a special need or disability. Local schemes recruit and train volunteer parents who themselves have disabled children, to act as befrienders. Befrienders are...
  • FACS (National Fetal Anti-Convulsant Group)

  • Factory Outlet Scooters

    Factory Outlet Scooters are an internet based provider of mobility scooters, wheelchairs, walking aids, risa and recline chairs and ramps. Visit their website for further details.
  • Faircareforall

    A group of parents concerned for the well being of mentally handicapped children in care. Based in Devon.
  • Faithfully Yours

    Faithfully Yours is run by a trained bereavement counsellor who concentrates mainly on helping bereaved pet owners. Help and support is given mainly through correspondence but also by telephone at the times indicated. The service is free but correspondents should enclose a SAE for a reply....
  • Families Affected By Eosinophilic Disorders (FABED)

    This UK based web group is for families who are dealing with severe multiple food allergies and or drug allergies within children or adults. Members may have been diagnosed with an eosinophilic condition (eosinophilc gastroenteritis EG / eosinophilic oesophagitis EE / or eosinophilic colitis EC)....
  • Families Anonymous

    Families Anonymous is a self-help fellowship of families and friends of drug users and those with behavioural problems. Based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, the programme's focus is on the family and supporting them in coping with the addict.
  • Families Need Fathers

    Families Need Fathers (FNF) is the principal society providing advice on children's issues for separated and divorced parents, including unmarried parents, of either sex. The organisation is principally concerned with the problems of maintaining a child's relationship with both parents during and...
  • Family and Parenting Institute

    The Family and Parenting Institute is a charity aiming to improve the wellbeing of children and families in the UK. They undertake research and policy for the real world, provide practical resources for people working with families, and find out what matters most to families. The Family and...
  • Family Fund

    The Family Fund gives grants to lower income families with severely disabled children for things that make life easier and more enjoyable. It is the largest charitable sector grant-maker to families, giving around £29 million to about 48,000 families each year for things such as holidays, washing...
  • Family Heart Association

    Literature for GPs and patients, free loan of cholesterol testing equipment to GPs, 24-hour cholesterol and diet helpline, medical and nutritional advice about lipids.
  • Family Matters

    Family Matters works to help relieve the mental and physical distress of children, adolescents and adults who have been victims of abuse, together with their non-abusing family members and partners, and thus help to: Break the cycle of abuse. Reduce the incidence of suicide and self-harm...
  • Family Planning Association

  • Family Rights Group

    Family Rights Group is an independent, voluntary organisation working with parents, carers and relatives of children who are involved with social services about the care and protection of their children. They offer a confidential advice service in England and Wales and a London based advocacy...
  • Family Welfare Association

    FWA exists to provide emotional and financial suport to families and individuals in need. FWA's services include WellFamily, helping patients in GPs surgeries and other primary healthcare settings by providing short term counselling, support,financial assistance, marital and other therapy and...
  • FamilyLine

    We are a free phone confidential helpline for families who are experiencing difficulties.
  • Fanconi Anaemia Breakthrough UK

    The Group is a Contact Group, established in January 1989. It raises funds for medical and genetic research at Guy's Hospital, London. In addition, it encourages fundraising for F.A.B. UK's Family Comfort Fund. It has information available, details on request. The Group responds to affected...
  • Fanconi Hope Charitable Trust

    Fanconi Hope is a national charitable trust set up by parents of Fanconi Anaemia (FA) affected children and clinicians with an interest in FA, to fund a UK FA national registry, to promote research that might benefit FA-affected children and to provide information to affected families.
  • Farm Crisis Network

    Farm Crisis Network (FCN) is a UK network of volunteers from the farming community and rural churches, providing a national helpline and visiting service to farming people and families facing difficulties. They provide pastoral and practical support for a long as it is needed, helping people to...
  • Fast Forward Positive Lifestyles Ltd

    Fast Forward promotes health through education by, with and for young people. It focuses on the prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco misuse, working with the following groups: young people, those who work with young people, and those making decisions which affect young people's lives. Fast...
  • Fathers Direct

    Fathers Direct is the UK's national information centre for fatherhood. It is a charity founded in 1999 by professionals with expertise in in social work, family policy, consultancy and training, practice development and communications. It exists to support the welfare of children by the positive...
  • Federation of Holistic Therapists

    The Federation seeks to support therapists and to establish and maintain high standards of treatment for the protection and benefit of the public. The FHT is the largest professional association for therapists in the UK representing therapists from the fields of beauty, holistic, sports and fitness...
  • Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centres

  • feelhappynow

    If there's a gap between where you are in life now, and where you want to be, and you're ready to make changes, contact me. I work with you to help you get the outcomes you want. I am a NLP master Practioner, and I use the appropriate mixture of NLP, and coaching to achieve great results.
  • Feldenkrais Guild UK

    Feldenkrais Guild UK is the professional organisation of Feldenkrais practitioners and teachers. The Feldenkrais Method uses gentle movement and directed attention. It is named after its originator, Dr Moshe Feldenkrais, D.Sc (1904-1984), a Russian born physicist, judo expert, mechanical engineer...
  • Fellowhip of Depressives Anonymous,

    Supports and encourages people suffering from depression on a mutual help basis, complementing professional care. Information service via telephone - 10.0am - 10.00pm.
  • Fenvision Isle of Ely Society for the Blind and Partially Sighted

    To provide help and advice to blind and patially sighted people in Fenland, the Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire. Membership newsletter, event, outings, lunch clubs.
  • Fertility Education Trust & Natural Family Planning Teachers Association

    The Association trains doctors, nurses and lay-people to become competent at teaching people to understand and chart their fertility cycle in order to achieve or avoid pregnancy. It is a valuable service to couples seeking non-invasive family planning. It is as useful to those having difficulty...
  • Fertility Friends

    Fertility Friends is an online meeting place for couples in the UK fertility community and their aim is to help people through the difficult process of assisted conception by sharing thoughts, experiences and knowledge with others. Their message board system and chat room enables people to...
  • Fertility Support Group

    Fertility Support Group meetings are held once a month on a Monday.
  • Fertility UK

    Information on all aspects of fertility awareness. This can be used for planning or avoiding pregnancy (natural family planning). See the web site for comprehensive information, details of local NHS fertility awareness clinics, and training for health professionals.
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Trust (FAST)

    The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Trust's main aims and objectives are as follows. To support and inform families caring for a child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. To provide assistance to the carers and parents, to enable them to obtain the services and information to which they have a right. To...
  • Fibro Pals

    A group finder website for the south of England for those suffering with fibromyalgia. The groups offer help, understanding, support and the opportunity to meet with like minded people who do not say 'Fibro what' This invisible disability is not in their heads- it is real. We know it is real with...
  • Fibro Wales, Neath, Wales

    Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Restless Legs syndrome. Sufferers in Wales. Support for patients, GPs, families/carers, working with Health Sector to improve support and services to patients diagnosed with the above condition.
  • FibroAction

    Fibromyalgia Syndrome (Fibro or FM) affects at least 1-in-50 people or around 2 million people in the UK alone. Despite this, awareness of Fibromyalgia particularly in the UK remains very low. Many people with Fibro struggle to get diagnosed and lack access to effective treatments, despite there...
  • Fibroid Network Online

    Fibroid Network Online is a support group which aims to help link patients, doctors, researchers and other support groups. The objectives of the charity are to raise awareness of fibroids and treatments for this condition, especially alternatives to hysterectomy.
  • Fibroids Embolisation Website

    A website giving information regarding the surgical treatment of fibroids in the UK by uterine artery embolisation - an alternative to hysterectomy and myomectomy.
  • Fibromyalgia Association

    Offers counselling, information and support
  • Fibromyalgia Support Group

    Information and support for patients with this chronic condition causing widespread pain and fatigue, including booklets on how to cope. Fibromyalgia Support Group 5, Grisedale Place Morecambe Lancashire LA3 2EU Tel: 01524 859109
  • Fibromyalgia Support Northern Ireland

    Fibromyalgia Support Northern Ireland is a charity set up to provide information and assistance to those suffering from this chronic condition. The helpline is manned by volunteers who suffer from the condition. They provide membership facilities and hold awareness days. The quarterly newsletter,...
  • Fight for Sight

    Fight for Sight is a UK leading charity dedicated to funding research into the prevention and treatment of blindness and eye disease. The charity merged with the British Eye Research Foundation in October 2005 to increase efficiency and strengthen their effectiveness in the fight against...
  • First Aid Warehouse

    First Aid Warehouse supply a wide range of first aid kits, blood pressure monitors and medical supplies to medical professionals, the care industry and the general public. They offer delivery within 3 - 5 working days, accept all major credit cards and offer a no-quibble returns policy....
  • First Choice Mobility

    First Choice Mobility are dedicated to supplying people with disability and mobility issues with products that will add value to their daily lives, at the lowest possible prices. Visit their websit for further details
  • First Person Plural

    UK survivor-led membership charity working for people with experience of dissociative distress, including dissociative identity disorder. Membership is open to survivors, their family, friends and professional allies. Members receive a newsletter and invitations to attend occasional open...
  • First Steps to Freedom

    First Steps to Freedom is a registered charity which aims to help, in a practical way, those who suffer from phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (excessive washing, checking, unwanted thoughts etc.), general anxiety, panic attacks and those who wish to come off tranquillisers, together with help...
  • Fit for Travel

    'fitfortravel' is a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information on a range of topics for people travelling abroad from the UK. Remember that you should always discuss your particular needs with your own doctor or nurse. The website is compiled by a...
  • Fitness League

    The Fitness League is a fitness organisation with over 180 women teachers trained by the Fitness League who are part of a world-wide network. Classes consist of low-impact, rhythmic, continuous movement to music and are available to women of all ages and abilities. Classes are often recommended by...
  • Fitness Scotland

    Fitness Scotland aims to be regarded as the lead agency for the promotion of health related fitness in Scotland. The organisation aims to set new standards of excellence in education and training and to pioneer new initiatives. Fitness Scotland works with partners and develops collaborative working...
  • Fits and Faints

    Information provided covers all non-epileptic seizures including reflex anoxic seizures
  • Fledglings

    Fledglings is a registered charity which aims to provide families caring for a child with a disability or with any special needs, and their related support workers, with information about and easy access to helpful products. The organisation is national and operates on a not-for-profit basis. The...
  • Floating Harbor Syndrome Contact Group

  • Fluency Trust

    The Fluency Trust aims to help people who stammer to communicate confidently by providing specialist speech and language therapy to enable people who stammer to achieve their full potential. The Trust works in conjunction with Swindon Primary Care Trust and provides the following: Residential...
  • Flyability

    Hang gliding and para-gliding for the disabled.
  • Focus Families

    Focus - SOD/ONH Support Network - was started by a small number of families who have children with the condition septo optic dysplasia or optic nerve hypoplasia. They are an e-mail support group who aim to: Provide a point of contact to any person within the UK who wishes to know more about the...
  • FOD (Fear of Dentists)

    Dental Phobia self-help group