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Self Help Groups

  • UK Adhesions Society

    The UK Adhesions Society (UKAS) is a voluntary organisation dedicated to promoting awareness, aiding research and working towards improved treatments, while bringing comfort and hope to those diagnosed with a debilitating condition known as ARD (Adhesions Related Disorders). They offer...
  • UK Advocacy Network

    UK Advocacy Network - UKAN - is the Federation of Independent Patients Councils, Advocacy Projects and User Forums for Mental Health Service Users. The organisation actively promotes user empowerment and user involvement in the choosing, monitoring and running of mental health services. UKAN is...
  • UK Breast Cancer Coalition

    working for equal access to best breast cancer treatment through training/informing patients to use their voice effectively
  • UK Deaf Sport

    UK Deaf Sport aims to enable deaf people to benefit from, excel at, and fulfil their potential through sport of their own choosing. UK Deaf Sport influences positive changes and opportunities in sports culture, policy and procedure by brokering partnerships with key decision makers and sports...
  • UK Epilepsy and Pregnancy Register

    Pregnancy is an exciting yet potentially worrying time in a woman's life. For pregnant women with epilepsy a major concern may be whether their anti-epileptic drug treatment will cause any harm to their unborn child. A major study has been established in conjunction with the British Neurological...
  • UK Familial Spastic Paraplegia Group

    Provides mutual support, information and help for sufferers and their families.
  • UK Funerals On-line

    UK Funerals Online is a website that provides information and advice on all aspects of funeral arrangement. The issues it covers include: Funeral options What to do initially Legal issues Help organisations Bereavement The registrar Funeral directors Monumental masons Woodland...
  • UK Gout Society

    The UK Gout Society is a registered charity, launched in December 2002. Its mission and objectives are: To provide basic information about this metabolic disorder for people who suffer from gout. To provide gout sufferers with further information about the causes and treatment of gout, and...
  • UK Hepatitis C Resource Centre

    On calling the Information Line, a dedicated phone rings simultaneously at Mainliners in Glasgow and London. An automated system initially introduces the nature and hours of the service. It then presents the caller with the option to speak directly to someone on the Information Line (Resource...
  • UK Hirschsprung & Motility Disorders Support Network

    We are a support of parents and adults supporting parent of kids with Hirschprungs, IND and other motility bowel problems. We try to get a parent in your area to contact you.
  • UK Keratoconus Self Help and Support Group

    Self help mutual support for all those who are concerned with the eye condition known as keratoconus and its management
  • UK Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is a very rare condition, and is largely unknown to most GP's and many specialists. On our website site we have tried to bring together information for sufferers of this condition and their carers. We hope that by using this site you will not only be able to gain information for...
  • UK Moebius Syndrome Support Group

    Moebius Syndrome is characterized by a paralysis of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves resulting in a lack of facial expression, lateral eye movement and blinking. The Moebius Syndrome Support Group offers the following services. Newsletter Networking - contact with other families affected by the...
  • UK PHHI Support Group

    I run a support group for PHHI (Persistant Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia of Infancy), also known as Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI) and formerly known as Nesidioblastosis
  • UK Police National Missing Persons Bureau (PNMPB)

    The UK Police National Missing Persons Bureau (PNMPB) is the centre for the exchange of information connected with the search for missing persons both nationally and internationally. The Bureau focuses on cross matching missing persons with unidentified persons.
  • UK Register of IBS Therapists

    Providing uptodate information on IBS including research, complementary therapy, links to professional papers, links to support bullitin board
  • UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disability

    The UK Sports Association For People with Learning Disability (UKSA) is the national charity supported by the UK Sport (formerly the UK Sports Council), which co-ordinates, promotes and develops sport for people with learning disability at UK and international level.
  • UK Thalassaemia Society

    Counselling groups for carriers, affected individuals and families.
  • UK Transplant

    UK Transplant's key role is to ensure that donated organs are matched and allocated in a fair and unbiased way. UK Transplant is in a unique position in that they do not have a direct relationship with patients and do not provide "hands on" care. However, in providing support to transplantation...
  • UK Vasa Praevia Awareness Website

    The objectives of the UK Vasa Praevia Awareness Website are as follows: To raise awareness about vasa praevia - the condition, risk factors, warning signs, diagnosis and treatment. To bring about the introduction of clinical protocols in the UK for the diagnosis and treatment of vasa praevia....
  • UKCLLForum

    The UK's only specific forum for the patients, families, friends and carers of those diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL).
  • ukonlinetherapy.com

    Professional email counselling, hypnosis training course, stress reduction, self help tapes sold mail order, FREE ADVICE, sex advice, support with a psychological view! health forums,free amil etc, thanks for your visit.
  • Ulster Cancer Foundation

    The Ulster Cancer Foundation is involved in many aspects of cancer, from prevention to patient support. It operates an information helpline for cancer-related queries for patients and their families, staffed by experienced cancer nurses, who can arrange counselling by personal appointment....
  • Uncommon Knowledge

    Provides free self help information in the form of articles, audio and courses. Covers a wide range of mental health issues such as depression, panic attacks and self confidence.
  • Understanding Differences

    Raising Awareness to Support Children who have Expreienced Difficult Times. -Linking with families and other organisations to provide a network of information, support and personal knowledge about a range of physical & emotional experiences -Raise awareness/increase understanding within the...
  • Unique - The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

    Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by any rare chromosome disorder and to the professionals who work with them. Established in 1984, Unique is a UK-based charity (1110661) but welcomes members worldwide. Membership of Unique is free but the group...
  • United Chiropractic Association

    The UCA provides public relations, professional and educational opportunities for the Chiropractic profession, funds research into principle centred Chiropractic and health issues, and offers leadership for the advancement of the profession.
  • United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum

    The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) is a not-for-profit coalition of organisations and individuals that seeks to promote understanding of all aspects of acquired brain injury and to provide information and expert input to policy makers and others to promote the interests of...
  • United Kingdom Adhesion Society

    The UK Adhesion Society, UKAS is a voluntary organisation dedicated to promoting awareness, aiding research and working towards improved treatments, while bringing comfort and hope to those diagnosed with a debilitating condition known as ARD (Adhesions Related Disorders) a distressing condition...
  • United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association

    Membership Organisation for Pharmacists, specialising in organising education and training study days and conferences
  • United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

    The UKCP's purpose is to promote the art and science of psychotherapy for the public benefit; to promote research and education in psychotherapy and disseminate the results of any such research; and to promote (or assist in the promotion, preservation and protection of public health by encouraging)...
  • United Kingdom's Disabled People's Council

    The United Kingdom's Disabled People's Council (UKDPC) - was formed in 1981, and is the national, representative body of organised disabled people in the UK. It is an umbrella body, comprising over 130 independent organisations run and controlled by disabled people. UKDPC is the only national...
  • United Kingdon Advocacy Network (UKAN)

    A federation of over 200 affiliated user-led groups, particularly of advocacy groups, who specialaise in the area of mental health. They also hold a list of on-going advocacy projects throughout the UK.
  • United Response

    United Response supports people with learning disabilities or mental health needs to live in the community, across England and in Wales. They do this in many different ways, from supporting people in their own homes to working with people to access training and work opportunities.
  • Universal Energy Healing

    Powerful holistic energy healing which is highly successful in helping all forms of physical and emotional ill-health - even when all else has failed. Visiting service available London, South, Midlands & N-West England. Also courses in self-healing, Chi-kung, Magnified Healing &...
  • Unwind Pain and Stress Management

    Support for sufferers of stress/pain. Self help programmes, books, tapes and helpline backup. Sae for details
  • Upbeat Heart Support Group

    Established since 1994,we have a helpdesk at the hospital during clinic times and we meet up on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the education centre, 1930-2100. We are financially self supporting and affiliated to the BHF.

    UPDATE is Scotland's national disability information service. They provide a range of services to information providers throughout Scotland. They are a recognised Scottish charity and a company limited by guarantee. Their core funding is provided by the Scottish Executive, and through membership...
  • Urostomy Association

    Registered charity set up in 1971 to assist people who have, or about to have, a urinary diversion of any kind
  • US Network / All Wales User & Survivor Network

    The US Network is one of Wales' largest independent Mental Health System User/Survivor-led organisations. With over 700 members from all over Wales, the US Network aims to provide an effective voice for mental health system users and survivors. The Network is involved in the following activities....
  • User Guide to the Mental Health Act

    The above site provides a web-based user guide to the Mental Health Act.
  • Uveitis Information Group

    The Uveitis Information Group (UIG) is run by volunteer sufferers of uveitis and offers support and information to fellow sufferers. The Group's aims and activities are as follows. Promotion of a positive attitude to all aspects of uveitis. Encouragement of communication, co-operation and...