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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Rainbow House

    Rainbow House is a residential rehabilitation unit offering abstinence-based treatment for alcohol/drug addiction. The six-month programme is based on cognitive behavioural therapy in groupwork, individual counselling and keyworking. Clients are accepted from anywhere in the UK.
  • Rape Crisis England and Wales

    Rape Crisis Centres are frontline services providing crucial support and independent advocacy for all women and girls of all ages who have experienced any form of sexual violence. Rape Crisis centres offer specialist support, advocacy, counselling and information to women and girls, free of charge...
  • RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust)

    RAPt is a charity providing 12-step substance abuse treatment programmes, based on total abstinence, to those involved in the criminal justice system, together with support services to enable addicts to achieve and maintain recovery and lead law-abiding lives. • Based on the principles of 12-step...
  • Raynaud's & Scleroderma Association

    Charity raises funds for research and offers help and support to health professionals, sufferers and carers.
  • Reach

    The Association for Children with Hand or Arm Deficiency. Reach provides information and support for families with children who have hand or arm deficiencies, whether caused by trauma, disease or by congenital reasons. These can range from finger and hand problems up to total absence of both arms.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Group

    RSD UK is a voluntary non-profit making charity which was set up to give support to those concerned with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, previously known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy & Causalgia; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is often abbrevieated to CRPS type I or CRPS type II, and previously...
  • Relapsing Polychondritis Support Group

    The Relapsing Polychondritis Support Group was founded in 1987 by Clifford Ashworth. The aims of the group are to offer support and information, locate sufferers of RP and also to raise awareness of this rare disease among the public and medical profession
  • Relate - National Marriage Guidance

    Co-ordinates the activities of local marriage guidance centres, counselling couples in all relationships.
  • Release - The National Drugs and Legal Helpline

    Information, counselling and advice on drug problems, drug-related legal problems and criminal legal emergencies for drug users and their families, and professionals working in related fields.
  • Remap

    Professional engineers designing and manufacturing technical aids which are not available commercially. No charge is made to disabled clients.
  • Rescare

    Promotes the welfare of the mentally handicapped in all types of residential care
  • Rescue Emergency Care (First Aid Training)

    Rescue Emergency Care is an HSE approved organisation (number 1529/95) which runs training courses for first aid instructors, and validates courses for the HSE certificate. REC evolved from the first aid courses set up by Dr Bob Phillips and colleagues for the Scottish Ski Patrols. There was a...
  • Re-Solv

    Re-Solv (the Society for the Prevention of Solvent & Volatile Substance Abuse) was established as an independent charity in 1984 and is solely concerned with all aspects of volatile substance abuse prevention. Currently at least one person dies every week inhaling volatile chemicals contained...
  • Restricted Growth Association

    Working for people and families with restricted growth conditions
  • Resuscitation Council (UK)

    The Resuscitation Council (UK) was formed in August 1981 by a group of medical practitioners from a variety of specialities who shared an interest in, and concern for, the subject of resuscitation. The objective of the Council was, and still is, to facilitate education of both lay and...
  • Rethink Mental Illness

    Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life. We provide hope and empowerment through effective services and support to all those who need us and campaign for change through greater...
  • Rett Syndrome Association UK

    Support and friendship for families and carers of children with this syndrome. Lists of clinics with own medical advisers.
  • Riding for the Disabled Association

  • RNID (Royal National Institute for Deaf People)

    Full range of services for deaf and hard of hearing people including a directory of services, and information.
  • roadtohealth

    Find out your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stroke over the next 10 years by signing up to roadtohealth - the UK's leading on-line health and wellbeing service provider. Once you've had your health check, (you can, of course, opt for a face to face health check if preferred at...
  • Rochdale & District Mind

    Rochdale and District Mind was established in 1988 by people with lived experience of mental distress. Our vision is of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively and with respect. The need and...
  • Roots 2 Life

    Selp Help, advice and support for homelessness, substance misuse, depression.
  • Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)

    RAD primarily supports profoundly Deaf people whose first or preferred language is sign language. Their work covers the following: Deaf Community Development Families, Children and Youth Social Care (Support for Deaf people with learning disabilities and / or mental health challenges) Advice,...
  • Royal College for the Blind

    Is the UK's leading college for the blind and partially sighted
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists

    provides a series of self-help leaflets on common mental health problems; also audio tapes, video training packages for GP's and other healthcare professionals and packages for employers.
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

    The Royal College of Surgeons of England is an independent professional body committed to promoting and advancing the highest standards of surgical care for patients.
  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

    RNIB is the UK’s leading charity helping anyone with a sight problem. Our staff and volunteers work to empower blind and partially sighted people of all ages and remove the barriers they face, as well as preventing sight loss by: •Influencing policy makers through our campaign work •Providing...
  • Royal Society for Disability & Rehabilitation (RADAR)

  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)

    Every year in the UK almost 4,000 people die in accidents in the home and 2.7 million turn up at accident and emergency departments seeking treatment. But, because the accidents happen behind closed doors in isolated incidents they rarely attract public and media attention. RoSPA is one of the few...
  • RSD UK

    To help those with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome types I and II.
  • RSI Awareness

    Information and support for those concerned with repetitive strain injury. Free Factsheets and services directory. The service is provided free of chanrge by the sponsors Keytools Ltd.
  • RSI Self Help Group

    Support and advice. Fundraising for the development of a centre
  • RTS Support Group

    Friendly, personal support group. Organises fund-raising, produces factsheet, regular meetings and newsletter
  • Russell-Silver Syndrome Group

  • RYA Sailability

    Facilitates sailing clubs around the UK to cater for disabled sailing and provides information to the public on where they can sail with a disability.