Older people external resources
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Autism - The National Autistic Society
Back in Work (Moving from benefits to work)
Benefits (Dept for Work and Pensions)
British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)
Carers Hertfordshire County Council advice and support
Care and support for children and families Hertfordshire County Council
Combat Stress The veterans' mental health charity
Domestic Violence - Women's aid
Essex Carers Network - for people caring for a family member or friend who has a learning disability in Essex
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Herts Area Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre Offers free and confidential counselling to women over 16 and living in Hertfordshire
Inclusion East Sharing common values and views about the quality of life and the kinds of support that should be available for people with learning disabilities and their families.
Learning Disability Information - Dept of Health - page has been archived
MENCAP - the voice of learning disability.
National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) CKS - search common mental health problems
NHS Choices Your health, your choices
NHS 111 the non-emergency NHS helpline
NoStigmas.org - Project for Mental Health Equality (This site is US based but provides interesting content)
Patient UK Information for patients and carers
QuitDay help with quiting smoking (US based site)
Reading well - Books on prescription
Relate relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, and mediation,
Rethink Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.
Stevenage and North Herts Womens Resource Centre Provides a safe and friendly environment where women can find help and support.
The Royal College of General Practitioners
The Royal College of Psychiatrists