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Self Help Groups

  • Alexander Clinic

    The Alexander Clinic provides a specialised treatment programme designed to meet the needs of those who suffer from alcohol, drug and gambling dependence. Alcoholism and addictive behaviours often have a devastating emotional impact upon families. As part of the treatment, counselling and support...
  • Alexandra House

    Alexandra House will provide 49 rooms for secondary care treatment of people who have had problems with drugs and alcohol. It will also provide the opportunity to achieve educational and artisan qualifications and gain self esteem. Support and counseling will be available 24 hours 7 days a...
  • Alice Kilvert Tampon Alert

    Alice Kilvert Tampon Alert was set up 1993. It aims to raise awareness of the possibility of developing toxic shock syndrome during tampon use and to offer support to women who have survived and to bereaved families. The web site holds information on: Minimising the risk of toxic shock...
  • Alkaptonuria Society

    The Alkaptonuria Society's aim is to create an information and support network for those people diagnosed with the condition. Their job is to find the latest news, research and treatments and provide people with the best information they can. The society also runs a joint replacement...
  • All About Multiple Sclerosis

    All About Multiple Sclerosis has been created by and is maintained by people with MS for people affected by MS. It provides many useful resources including: * a detailed description of the disease * an encyclopedia of MS information * a regularly updated page of MS news * personal...
  • All4less limited

    cosmetic surgery and orthopaedic surgery abroad, in Tunisia, highly skilled surgeons offering a wide range of surgical and non surgical procedures and medical holidays packages
  • Allanda Ltd

    Allanda are a company who specialise in incontinence. Their website offers advice and information on incontinence and bladder weakness to help you manage your condition effectively. They also offer a comprehensive range of incontinence pad and pant products including the full Tena range and...
  • Allergy and Allergies Agency

    Allergy and Allergies Agency website provides web-based information on allergy diagnosis and treatment. The objectives are to "provide accurate and unbiased allergy treatment information". The website contains a wide spectrum of allergy related information with links to other websites and allergy...
  • Allergy induced Autism

    Medical research charity and support group for autistic spectrum disorders
  • Allergy UK

    Allergy UK is the country's leading national medical charity dealing with allergy and we are here to help you. We can provide you with up to date information on all aspects of allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity. If you think that you may have an allergy or an intolerance we can...
  • Allergymatters

    Allergymatters:Unique one stop learning centre with top advices on allergies and shop providing products to manage the allergy sufferers daily life.
  • Alopecia Awareness

    Alopecia Awareness is a non-profit making organisation that provides a range of help, information and support to anyone associated with hair loss. Main organisation aims: To establish support groups throughout the United Kingdom that will generate the opportunity to provide education on...
  • Alopecia UK

    A website providing information, advice and support for people with alpopecia areata, alopecia universalis and alopecia totalis.
  • Alpha-1 UK

    This is an on line mailing list if you would like to be put in contact with other people living with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in the UK. By writing a post to the list all members receive it, and can answer, and discuss any issues
  • Alstrom Syndrome UK

    Alstrom Syndrome UK has three key aims: To help people with Alström syndrome - to provide support for them, their carers and the professionals who are working with them. To raise awareness amongst both the public and medical professions of Alström syndrome. To raise funds to...
  • Alternating Hemiplegia Support Group

    The Alternating Hemiplegia Support Group offers telephone support to anyone suffering from this condition. They hold a yearly meeting for families in the summer at Windsor.
  • Althea Park Specialist Services

    Althea Park was conceived in the mid 1990s to provide a female only residential alternative to hospital for complex and enduring eating disorder clients, who otherwise had become caught up in a cycle of repeated admissions. Offering a psycho-social model alongside more standardised intervention,...
  • Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia

    Helps people with dementia, carers and families, providing practical services across Scotland and campaigning to improve public policies. Services include day care, home support, counselling, carer education and support groups. Provides a wide range of publications, an extensive website and...
  • Alzheimer's Disease International

    Alzheimer's Disease International is an umbrella group of 77 Alzheimer associations throughout the world. Each of their members is the national Alzheimer association in their country who support people with dementia and their families. Their key role is to build and strengthen Alzheimer...
  • Alzheimer's Research Trust

    As the UK's leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer's Research Trust provides free information on Alzheimer's disease and related conditions, including vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy Bodies, and fronto-temporal dementia.
  • Alzheimer's Society

    The Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia and those who care for them. There are 700,000 people with dementia in the UK with numbers set to rise to one million by 2025. The Alzheimer’s Society has over 26,000 members and works through a...
  • Ambless Accident Care

    Founded in September 1984 by a retired nurse and her son, it's a National Medical Charity with a Christian ethos, endeavouring to help everyone, regardless of colour, race or creed. it's aims are to alleviate distress, grief, aloneness and trauma, that accidents can cause to individuals and...
  • AMD Alliance International

    The AMD Alliance International strives to bring knowledge, help and hope to individuals and families around the world affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • AMEND (Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders)

    AMEND is a patient support group (registered charity no. 1099796) set up in 2002 in order to offer help and information for the rare genetic conditions of MEN1 and 2. We provide quarterly newsletters, research updates and telephone or email support.
  • AMN-Easier

    AMN-Easier provides telephone advice, information and support to adult men and women who have recently been diagnosed as having adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) or adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN).
  • AMNET - Acoustic Neuroma & Meningioma Network

    AMNET was set up in 1996 and is an East Anglia information and support service for patients and their families and for anyone having had surgery or other treatment for these conditions at Addenbrooke's Hospital. Patients referred to Addenbrooke's following treatment elsewhere are welcome to contact...
  • AMNET (The Acoustic Neuroma & Meningoma Network)

    AMNET is the support group for Acoustic Neuroma or Meningioma patients at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge. Our members are primarily from the Eastern Counties, but as Addenbrookes is a centre of excellence for the treatment of these brain tumours, some patients come from much further afield. The...
  • AMSOSA

    AMSOSA offers NON OFFENDING Adult Male Survivors, provides three support groups which gives you a unique therapy experience. We offer you an opportunity to focus on the ability to heal and recover, by dealing with 1/3rd of your past, 1/3rd of your present, and 1/3rd of your future, covering...
  • An Arm and a Leg Ltd

    An Arm & A Leg Ltd is described on its website as follows. The company "offers comprehensive in-patient treatment for lymphoedema and lipoedema lasting 20 days. It is the first organisation in the UK to introduce intensive in-patient Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy (DLT) combined with psychological...
  • Anaesthetic Awareness Network (UK & Ireland)

    The Anaesthetic Awareness Network (UK & Ireland) exists in order to: Offer support and encouragement to victims of awareness and their families. Share stories and information where appropriate for the benefit of victims. Act as a catalyst for change in anaesthetic practice and attitudes...
  • ANALAS

    ANALAS is a group of experienced carers /personal assistants who began by covering each other on a two weekly bases. Mostly with other carers joining with clients on a need to be relieved basis. Taking in breaks holidays or relief's due to illness.
  • Anaphlyaxis Campaign

    Support and guidance for people living with potentially fatal allergies. Raising awareness of potentially fatal food allergies in the food industry and treatment by the medical profession.
  • Anchor Trust

    Anchor's purpose, mission and vision are: Purpose - to improve the lives of older people. Vision - to be the first choice provider of support and care services for older people. Mission - to anticipate and respect the lifestyle choices of older people by providing services they value....
  • Andrea Adams Trust

    The Andrea Adams Trust is a non-political, not-for-profit charity offering information and support to individuals and employers affected by workplace bullying. Activities include the following: Information and support services. Raising public and professional awareness of bullying. Collating...
  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group

    A self-help group providing information and support to AIS girls/women and to parents. Started in the UK in 1988 by the mother of an AIS infant, and formalised in 1993. Comprehensive web site giving medical information about AIS, and details of the AIS Support Group and research studies that it...
  • Androv Medical

    Androv Medical are specialists in lightboxes and full spectrum lamps and daylight bulbs. These are used as a treatment by people with seasonal affective disorder, and people with various other medical conditions. Their full spectrum lighting products are all energy saving, and offer optimum...
  • Anger Support Programme

    Comprehensive programme addressing the needs of those that find it difficult to express anger in a positive way. Support groups. Anger management courses. Intensive activity programme.
  • Angioma Alliance UK

    Angioma Alliance UK is a charity created by people affected by cavernous angioma otherwise known as cerebral cavernous malformations or cavernomas. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by cavernomas through education, support, and promotion of research. Their...
  • Aniridia Network UK

    The Aniridia Network UK is a support group for people with aniridia and their families. They have been working, as a small un-funded committee, to provide support since 2000 and therefore their services are currently select but growing. They currently provide: Support for people with aniridia...
  • Ann Conroy Trust

    The Ann Conroy Trust (formerly ANTS - Ann's Neurological Trust Society) was established in 1980 by Ann Conroy, a syringomyelia victim, to help fellow sufferers and their carers, and to fund research into the condition of syringomyelia and its associated disorders. The Trust is the only...
  • Ann Craft Trust

    The Ann Craft Trust is a national association dedicated to the protection from abuse of adults and children with learning disabilities. ACT is a national association working with staff in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors in the interests of people with learning disabilities who...
  • Anorchidism Support Group (ASG)

    The Anorchidism Support Group is based in England, and was formed in 1995 to serve and support any person, or families of boy's, with congenital (or acquired) absence of the testes. We provide a means of networking with affected families as well as education and information. We have members not...
  • Anorexia & Bulimia Care

    ABC is a national (within the UK) Christian charity working to support all those who suffer because of eating disorders and their associated problems. Whether you are a sufferer yourself, or are trying to support someone else, we aim to provide help, advice and assistance to help you.
  • Anthony Nolan Trust

    This Charity takes back lives from leukaemia and similar conditions by recruiting new donors to the UK's most succesful bone marrow register.
  • Anti-Bullying Network

    The Anti-Bullying Network was established at the University of Edinburgh in 1999. The Network relaunched in October 2007 as a not-for-profit company and is now a registered Scottish charity. The Network has the following objectives: To support anti-bullying work in schools To operate a...
  • AntiCoagulation Europe

    AntiCoagulation is a registered charity committed to the prevention of thrombosis and offering advice and support to all on anticoagulation therapy and their health care professionals
  • Anxiety Care

    Anxiety Care is a registered charity based in East London that specialises in helping people to recover from anxiety disorders and to maintain that recovery. This involves helping to plan, initiate and carry through personal recovery programmes. Research shows that most sufferers are able to...
  • Anxiety UK

    Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society) was set up to help anyone affected by anxiety disorders. The Society provides the following services: Information about phobias and all anxiety disorders including panic and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). A listening service....
  • Anxiety Uk (formerly National Phobics Society)

    Anxiety and obsessive/compulsive disorders
  • Anything Left Handed

    The company has been established for over 40 years and is a leading supplier of left-handed products in the UK and worldwide. The directors of the company and all the staff are left-handed. The product range is over 200 different items, following much research into what left-handers need to help...
  • Aphasia Now

    This is a website aiming to help people with aphasia to become independent, communicate with other aphasic people, and overcome aphasia together. Visit the website for further details.
  • Aplastic Anaemia Trust

    The Aplastic Anaemia Trust incorporates the AA Support Group. It offers support to anyone coping with aplastic anaemia and puts families in touch with others who understand what it is like to live with this disease. The AA Support Group aims are as follows: To act as a support network, linking...
  • Apparelyzed.com

    This website aims to raise awareness and share life experiences between people with quadriplegic and paraplegic spinal cord injuries and their carers.
  • APRIL Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link

    Information given and data compiled from medical sources and anecdotal reports, of adverse psychiatric reactions to medicines and anaesthetics.
  • Aquasoothe Healthcare

    Aquasoothe supply the Easy-Bather as an aid to getting in and out of the bath. It is based on a seating band which allows you to be lowered to the bottom of the bath and to lie back without obstructions. The website includes a full description and ordering details. Alternatively, contact the...
  • Arachnoiditis.co.uk

    Arachnoiditis.co.uk is a website whose aims are as follows: To increase the public awareness of arachnoiditis, using all the resources available. To do so without causing panic. To act as an information highway for anybody with a back complaint. To win recognition of osteopathy by the...
  • Arbours Association Limited

    Provides intensive, personal and psychotherapeutic support for individuals, couples or families in emotional distress.
  • ARC - Association for Real Change

    ARC is a membership organisation which supports providers of services to people with a learning disability. Member's services include daytime & leisure activities, support to people in their own homes, residential services, training for employment, special schools & colleges, staff training, and...
  • ARC (Antenatal Results and Choices)

    ARC provides information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal testing and when an abnormality is diagnosed in an unborn baby. Help is offered for as long as is needed whatever decision is made about the future of the pregnancy.
  • Archway Foundation

    The Archway Foundation was set up in Oxford to help individuals hurt by loneliness. There is national interest in the Foundation's work both from those in need and from those concerned to see a service develop in their area. The Foundation has services in Oxford and Rotherham. The aims of the...