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Self Help Groups

  • I CAN

    I CAN is the children's communication charity. I CAN works to develop speech, language, and communication skills for all children, and its particular focus is children who find communication hard. I CAN provides a combination of specialist therapy and education for children with the most severe...
  • IA - Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group

    Mutual support group to help people who have had their colon removed. Hospital and home visiting, local members' meetings, exhibitions of equipment, input into stoma care clinics.
  • IBS Network

    Advice, information and support network for those with irritable bowel syndrome
  • IBS Register

    Site providing support to Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers. Informational site, and list of therapists with additional training in the IBS field.
  • ICD PATIENT and Family Heart Support Group of NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE

    Support Group for Patients with IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS fitted
  • Ichthyosis Support Group

    The Ichthyosis Support Group (ISG) was formed in 1997 by people impacted (in some way) by ichthyosis to create a network of parents, sufferers and medics to help individuals and families affected by the condition.
  • Ichthyosis/Lamella/Collodion

  • iFace

    Website offering support, advice and a place to talk for young people aged 11-21 who are affected by any kind of disfigurement of the face and body, and their siblings and friends
  • Ileostomy Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • Ilizarov & External Fixator Wearer's Support Group

    The Ilizarov & External Fixator Wearer's Support Group offers mainly web-based support. The aim of the website is to help answer any questions concerning the Ilizarov fixator and it is directed towards the following groups. People who are presently undergoing orthopaedic correction by...
  • Impotence Association Helpline

    Advice and counselling service
  • Inclusive Fitness Initiative

    The Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) is a programme that supports the fitness industry to become more inclusive, catering for the needs of disabled and non-disabled people alike. Through a range of projects and products the initiative has supported facilities across England to create an...
  • Independent Dyslexia Consultants

    Runs the Adult Dyslexia Center which aims to help adult dyslexics achieve their full potential, and younger dyslexics to become successful adults. The development of appropriate skills is essential to success. Tutors at the Centre have a wide experience of working with dyslexic people and can help...
  • Independent Living

    A community website which provides news, views and product information designed to assist with living independently. It is a completely open resource for the use of disabled and elderly individuals, health and social care professionals and family carers.
  • Independent Living Alternatives

    Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) promotes the right of disabled people to live independently. Information is provided on the options available to disabled people in relation to personal assistance. Its activities include the following: An independent living scheme providing full-time...
  • Independent Living Funds

    The Independent Living Funds (ILF) are funded by central government. The ILF were set up as a national resource dedicated to the financial support of disabled people to enable them to choose to live in the community rather than in residential care. The ILF are open to applications from severely...
  • Independent Midwives Association

    The Independent Midwives Association exists for the dissemination of information about, and support for, independent midwives, and to lobby for the traditional role of the midwife. Independent midwives are fully qualified midwives who, in order to practice the midwife's role to its fullest...
  • IndependentAge

    Their main aim is to help older people on low incomes to live with dignity and peace of mind by providing: A regular extra income for life. Grants for emergencies. Equipment to aid independence. The support and friendship of volunteers. Nursing and residential care. IndependentAge...
  • Infertility Network Nottingham

    I.N.N is for anyone with fertility problems, regardless of their location, clinic, or cause of infertility. The group meets once a month in a non clinical environment to share information, experiences and offer support.
  • Infertility Network UK

    Infertility Network UK Infertility Network UK are the UK’s leading infertility support network, offering information and support to anyone affected by fertility problems. We provide information which we hope will enable those who are experiencing fertility problems to make informed choices...
  • Infertility Research Trust

    The group meets on a monthly basis in the clinic. Individual and couple counselling is also available.
  • Infinite Possibilities Hypnotherapy Services

    Hypnotherapy Services in the Essex and Hertfordshire area, dealing with many issues for people from all walks of life.
  • Information Service on Disability

    Offers help and advice on a wide range of disability related issues.
  • Inner Enigma

    Inner Enigma is charity supporting intersexed and transsexual people, primarily in the Manchester area of the UK. They run a monthly social meeting in central Manchester at a sympathetic, lively venue. Membership is free and is open to transsexual and intersexed people, their partners and immediate...

    INQUEST was launched in 1981 to campaign against deaths in custody and for changes in the Coroner's Court system. INQUEST is a small charitable organisation. It is the only organisation in England and Wales that provides a specialist, comprehensive advice service to bereaved people, lawyers,...
  • Insect Stings

    Insect Stings is an on-line resource on insect sting allergies giving information about one man's personal story of an insect sting, along with links to other useful websites and some precautionary measures which can be taken.
  • Insignis

    Insignis manufacture and market a uniquely designed powered standing frame. Insignis frames have been sold throughout the UK to hospitals, physiotherapy departments, care homes and to individuals. The frame has the following features: The user is brought to the standing position in a slow and...
  • Institute for Complementary Medicine

    The Institute supplies information on qualified complementary practitioners, on complementary teaching institutions and on complementary medicine
  • Institute of Alcohol Studies

    Publishes a very wide range of fact sheets on alcohol.
  • Institute of Biodynamic Psychology and Psychotherapy

    We offer a variety of professional services, including free and low cost biodynamic massage, counselling and psychotherapy sessions. In association with The Biodynamic Clinic (fee paying) and IBPP Registered Biodynamic Practitioners - and in partnership with Hospitals, Trusts, Social Services,...
  • Institute of Family Therapy

    A registered charity providing a comprehensive service to families and couples who are experiencing difficulties, including coping with family illness, loss and bereavement.
  • Institute of Psychosexual Medicine

    The IPM can provide a list of accredited doctors who accept psychosexual referrals. The list gives details of doctors and their clinics, both private and NHS throughout the United Kingdom.
  • Institute of Transactional Analysis

    The Institute of Transactional Analysis is the professional body which sets standards of competence and ethical practice for qualified and training transactional analysts in Britain. A comprehensive list of practitioners in your region is available from the administrator at the above address (or...
  • Institute of Trichologists

    The Institute of Trichologists can supply names and contact details of local trichologists (specialists in diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp).
  • Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust

    To help and support people with diabetes and their families, to provide information of many aspects of diabetes and to ensure that they have an informed choice of treatment.
  • International Cerebral Palsy Society

  • International Eating Disorders Centre

    The International Eating Disorders Centre is a Christian based residential centre for the treatment of adolescents and adults 16 years and over suffering from anorexia, bulimia, compulsive overeating, and related eating disorders. People from all denominations or of no faith are welcomed. It runs a...
  • International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists

    The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists is dedicated to the development of professional aromatherapy. It offers the following: List of local aromatherapists on receipt of SAE. Professional membership and insurance for qualified aromatherapists. Information on over 50...
  • International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists – IFPA

    We are an international organisation.. We deal with complementary medicine – specifically aromatherapy. We offer membership and insurance to those practising or studying aromatherapy. We are able to provide a list of qualified aromatherapists to members of the public upon request. We...
  • International Federation of Reflexologists

    The IFR was formed by professional Reflexologists to ensure adequate standards of training and levels of professional competence. It has hundreds of members working all over the world bound together by a strict code of ethics and practice. The IFR is a member of the Reflexology Forum. The IFR can...
  • International Glaucoma Association

    Support and information about glaucoma by letter,telephone,email and online. Forum for professionals and funding for research.
  • International Register of Consultant Herbalists & Homeopaths

    The International Register of Consultant Herbalists & Homeopaths maintains a register of members who are trained and qualified by examination in Herbal Medicine (DBTh, MIRCH) and Homeopathy (DHoM, MIRCH). All registered members have received extensive academic and practical clinical...
  • International Stress Management Association UK

  • International Therapeutic Initiative

    Assessments, individual and group sessions
  • International Thyroid Group

    helping people who have difficulty in getting a diagnosis and/or correct treatment for thyroid disorders
  • Internet Users Group

    Fish swimming in front of your computer screen. The water in the fish tank enlarge the images of the screen, the fish relax you from hard work with your computer.
  • Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

    Contact. Information for medical professionals and the public. Supports research
  • Invest in ME

    Invest in ME are an independent group campaigning for bio-medical research into myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3. They have links nationwide and also internationally. Their aim is to bring together like-minded individuals and groups to campaign for research and funding...
  • IPSEA - Independent Panel for Special Education Advice

    IPSEA (the Independent Panel for Special Education Advice) is a registered charity providing the following: Free independent advice on local education authorities' (LEAs') duties to provide for children with special educational needs. Free, second, professional opinions for parents who...
  • Irlen Centres UK

    Irlen Syndrome is a specific type of perceptual problem. It can cause light sensitivity, poor depth perception, eyestrain, attention deficit disorders, contrast and colour sensitivity, restricted span, inefficient reading and distortions on the printed page and in the environment. It is not a...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Network

    Advice, information and support network for people with irritable bowel syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

    Largest online patient advocate for IBS with community boards and support groups, offering accurate information and education for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms, including diarrhea, constipation, pain, and bloating
  • Issue - National Fertility Association

    Help, information and support for infertile couples.
  • ITP Support Association

    The ITP Support Association is a UK registered charity which aims to promote and improve the general welfare of patients, and the families of patients, with Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
  • Ivemark Syndrome Support Group

    The Ivemark Syndrome Association aims to provide emotional support to anyone who has or knows a child affected by this rare syndrome (also known as Right Atrial Isomerism). Where possible, the Association hopes to link families to share helpful information. It has contacts worldwide
  • Ivers in Dorset

    Non-LSC provision of opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities aged 18 - 40 who will benefit from a small learning environment. Individually tailored training in preparation for supported or independent living, enabling ongoing personal and social development through a wide...
  • ivfworld.com

    ivfworld.com are a supportive community and network for fertility patients making a positive difference to those experiencing the pain of fertility issues and celebrating the joy when it is overcome. They give you free Message Boards, a Personal Notebook so you can introduce yourself to other...