Links

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About the NHS

Age concern

Alcoholics Anonymous

Ambitious about Autism - TreeHouse

Aspergers, NAS help! programme: post-diagnostic support National Autistic Society - The aim of the help! programme is to provide parents and full-time carers with post-diagnostic information and advice. The programme is for parents or carers of children aged 3+ or in full-time education, and young people or adults who have had a recent diagnosis of Aspergers and Autism

Autism Unravelled

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Back in Work

BackCare Helpline

BBC Health

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Health Library

Benefits Agency

Bipolar Fellowship

Breakaway for Carers  The Hertfordshire service which provides 'sitters' to give carers a break

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

Books on Prescription Choose libraries in the left-hand channel and follow the links

BUBL Link

 

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Carers in Herts

Carers - advice and support

Children, Schools and Families (CSF)

Choice and Medication

Citizens Advice Bureau 

Combat Stress The ex-services mental welfare society. The only UK charity to specialise in helping ex-servicemen and women with psychological injuries.

Common Mental Health Problems

 

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Depression Alliance

Direct Gov - Disabled People

Drug Information OnLine

E

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

F

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

G

General Medical Council

Guideposts Trust

 

H

Health for Life

Health Line

Healthcare Commission

Healthopedia.com

HopeLine UK

Herts Area Rape Crisis and sexual abuse centre Offers free and confidential counselling to women over 16 years of age who reside in the county of Hertfordshire. 01707 276512

HertsDirect

History site

HSE Getting to grips with Manual Handling

HSE Manual Handling Site

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J

Jobs NHS

K

Kings Fund An independent charitable foundation

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Learning Disability Information - Dept of Health

Learning Disability History Provides memorabilia and factual information on three hospitals in Hertfordshire: Cell Barnes, Harperbury and Leavesdon

Learning Disability OnLine

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MDF The BiPolar Organisation, works to enable people affected by bipolar disorder / manic depression to take control of their lives.

MENCAP -  the voice of learning disability.

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health In The UK

Methadone Alliance

MIDAS

MIND

MIND in mid Herts

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National Autistic Society

National Childbirth Trust

National Development Team working with people with Learning Difficulties 

National Institute for Mental Health in England

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA)

NHS Choices
Your health, your choices

NHS Constitution website

NHS Direct

NICE
Guidance for patients and the public

Norah Fry Research Centre

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One for Us

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Patient UK Information for patients and carers

People First

POhWER

R

Relate Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through this website. 01462 679139

Reserves Mental Health Programme The programme is designed to help reservists who have been deployed to get access to mental health services.

Rethink Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

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Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health

SANE

SANELINE

The Samaritans  SchwabLearning- A Parent's Guide to Helping Kids with Learning Difficulties

Stevenage and North Herts Womens Resource Centre Provides a safe and friendly environment where women can find help and support. 01438 742742 The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living Offers an array of complimentary medicines as well as affordable counselling services. 01462 678804

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Talk to Frank

The Health Protection Agency

The Royal College of General Practitioners

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Samaritans

The Women's Counselling Centre Women’s Counselling Centre (WCC) is a charity that provides professional counselling and group services for women and young people from their base in central Hitchin. 01462 440244

Together 4 Health

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Valuing People Support Team

Viewpoint

Y

Young Minds