• Action on Addiction, the only charity to take a multidisciplinary approach to tackling addiction
  • Age Concern, with branches/sections in England, Wales and Scotland
  • Alcoholics Anonymous, with local helplines
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Society, the leading Alzheimer’s care and research charity
  • Epilepsy Action (formerly British Epilepsy Association).
  • Club Drugs, which appears to be affiliated to the National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Depression Alliance, a growing and active UK organisation with a useful booklet on depression and antidepressants.
  • e-epilepsy
  • Fellowship of Depressive Anonymous, support for sufferers of depression and their carers
  • First Steps to Freedom, a couselling organisation specialising in helping people with anxiety, phobias, obsessions and tranquilliser withdrawal
  • Lifecraft, with an on-line mental health handbook for Cambridgeshire
  • MDF (Manic Depressive Fellowship), the well-known national and local bipolar organisation
  • MDF STEADY, from the MDF. STEADY stands for Support and Training for the Elation And Depression in Youth. Steady is an independent project developed by young people with extreme mood swings most of whom have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • National Autistic Society, with advice and information for parents, carers and sufferers
  • National Phobics Society, the UK organisation for people with phobic and anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia Association of Great Britain, offering help for sufferes and carers, with their own research programme

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