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Support Groups & National Helplines

Addiction

Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire

Support for families and friends of problem drinkers. Tel: 202 7403 0888 - Visit Website

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol problems. Tel: 0845 769 7555 - Visit Website

Council for Information on Tranquillisers & Antidepressants (CITA)

Addiction to mind-altering medication. Tel: 0151 932 0102 - Visit Website

DrugScope

Local drug services. Tel: 020 7940 7520 - Visit Website

Families Anonymous

Support for family and friends of those with substance abuse problems. Tel: 0845 120 0660 - Visit Website

GamCare

Problem gamblers. Tel: 0845 600 0133 - Visit Website

Narcotics Anonymous

For those who think they have a drug problem. Tel: 0845 0373 3366 - Visit Website

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)

Information, advice and support. Tel: 0800 358 3546 - Visit Website

National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Tel: 0870 033 3700 - Visit Website

NHS Smoking Helpline

For people wanting to stop smoking. Tel: 0800169 0169 - Visit Website

Quitline

For smokers who want to stop and people trying to remain ex-smokers. Tel: 0800 002 200 - Visit Website

Release

Support for drug users, families and friends. Tel: 0845 450 0215 - Visit Website

Children & Young People

BLISS

For parents and relatives of sick or premature babies. Tel: 0500 618 140 - Visit Website

CLIC Sargent

Childhood cancer. Tel: 08800 197 0068 - Visit Website

Cruse Bereavement Care – Youth Involvement Project

Support for those aged 12 to 18 following bereavement. Tel: 0808 808 1677 - Visit Website

NSPCC (UK)

For anyone concerned about a child at risk of abuse, including children themselves. Tel: 0808 800 5000 - Visit Website

NSPCC – Asian Child Protection Helpline (UK)

Multilingual helpline providing a culturally sensitive service. Tel: 0800 096 7719 - Visit Website

TALKadoption

For adoptees up to 25, their birth parents, siblings and friends. Tel: 0808 808 1234 - Visit Website

Association of Young People with ME

Support for under 25s with ME. Tel: 0845 123 2389 - Visit Website

Winston’s Wish

Support for those caring for a young person who has been bereaved. Tel: 0845 203 0405 - Visit Website

Youthline

Support for young people aged 11 to 20. Tel: 0800 096 1425 - Visit Website

Beat – Youthline

Support for under 25s who are affected by eating disorders. Tel: 0845 634 7650 - Visit Website

Ask Brook

Support for under 25s on sexual health, contraception, pregnancy and abortions. Tel: 0800 018 5023 - Visit Website

Kidscape

Advice for parents/carers of bullied children. Tel: 0845 120 5204 - Visit Website

Muslim Youth Helpline

Culturallly sensitive support for under 30s. Tel: 0808 808 2008 - Visit Website

ChildLine

For children and young people in danger or distress. Tel: 0800 1111 - Visit Website

EACH

Support for young people affected by homophobic bullying. Tel: 0808 100 0143 - Visit Website

HAWC

For over 13s with or affected by cancer or other life threatening conditions. Tel: 0161 6880 6211 - Visit Website

PAPYRUS

Support for anyone who is concerned about a young person who may be at risk of suicide. Tel: 0800 068 4141 - Visit Website

Wellchild

Advice about children’s growth, development, wellbeing and health. Tel: 0808 801 0330 - Visit Website

Disability

Disabled Living Foundation

Advice on equipment and technology for older and disabled people. Tel: 0845 130 9177 - Visit Website

Dyspraxia Foundation

For anyone concerned with this developmental co-ordination disorder. Tel: 01462 454986 - Visit Website

Deafblind UK

For those with combined sight and hearing loss. Tel: 0800 132 320 - Visit Website

Disabled Parents Network

For disabled people who are parents or hope to become parents. Tel: 0870 241 0450 - Visit Website

Dial UK

Information on all aspects of disability. Tel: 01302 310123 - Visit Website

Hearing Concern

Advice on hearing loss issues. Tel: 0845 074 4600 - Visit Website

National Deaf Children’s Society

For parents and carers of deaf children and deaf young people. Tel: 0808 800 8880 - Visit Website

ACTION ON HEARING Information Line

Formally Royal National Institute for the Deaf - Issues relating to deafness, hearing loss or tinnitus. Tel: 0808 808 0123 - Visit Website

Royal National Institute of Blind People

For anyone with a sight problem, their families and carers. Tel: 0845 766 9999 - Visit Website

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Information for families caring for people with sever learning disabilities. Tel: 01634 838739 - Visit Website

Contact a Family

Advice for families caring for children with disabilities or special needs. Tel: 0808 808 3555 - Visit Website

National Autistic Society Autism Helpline

Advice for people with an autistic spectrum disorder, their families and carers. Tel: 0845 070 4004 - Visit Website

Emotional & Mental Well-being

Anxiety Care

For people with anxiety problems, obsessive compulsive disorders and phobias. Tel: 020 8478 3400 - Visit Website

No Panic

For people experiencing anxiety disorders. Tel: 0808 808 0545 - Visit Website

ASSIST

Support for individuals and families affected by post-traumatic stress disorders. Tel: 01788 560800 - Visit Website

FCL Counselling Centre

For anyone in distress. Tel: 0845 120 3788 - Visit Website

Cruse Bereavement Care

Confidential help for bereaved people. Tel : 01633 238162 - Visit Website

Newport MIND

Tel: 01633 258741

Sudden Trauma Information Helpline

For survivors of all kinds of sudden trauma. Tel: 0845 367 0998 - Visit Website

SupportLine

For people who are socially isolated, vulnerable, at risk or experiencing abuse. Tel: 01708 765200 - Visit Website

Victim Supportline

For anyone affected by crime. Tel: 0845 303 0900 - Visit Website

Lifeline 24

Information on drug and alcohol addiction, stress, depression and abuse. Tel: 0845 6441743

Samaritans

Offering emotional support for people experiencing distress and despair. Tel: 0845 790 9090 - Visit Website

Health

NHS Direct

Health advice and information for the public. Can give details of nearest doctors, pharmacists, dentists and support groups. Tel: 0845 56 47 - Visit Website

Allergy UK

Advice on all types of allergy. Tel: 01322 619898 - Visit Website

Alzheimer’s Society

For people with dementia and their carers. Tel: 0845 300 0336 - Visit Website

Arthritis Care

For people affected by arthritis. Tel: 0808 800 4050 - Visit Website

Asthma UK Advice line

Information on all aspects of asthma and related allergies. Tel: 0845 701 0203 - Visit Website

BackCare

For people experiencing back and/or neck pain. Tel: 0845 130 2704 - Visit Website

Beat – Adult Line

For people affected by eating disorders. Tel: 0845 634 1414 - Visit Website

Bladder Problems

Help and support for people affected by stress incontinence, weak bladder, overactive bladder or difficulty passing urine. Tel: 0845 345 0165 - Visit Website

Bowel Problems

Help and support for people affected by bowl problems. Tel: 0845 345 0165 - Visit Website

Bowel Cancer UK

Information on all aspects of bowel cancer. Tel: 0870 850 6050 - Visit Website

Brain and Spine Foundation Helpline

For people affected by neurological disorders. Tel: 0808 808 1000 - Visit Website

Breast Cancer Care Helpline

For anyone affected by breast cancer or breast health concerns. Tel: 0808 800 6000 - Visit Website

British Heart Foundation

Information on issues relating to heart disease. Tel: 0845 070 8070 - Visit Website

British Lung Foundation Helpline Advice Service

Confidential advice and support for anyone affected by lung disease. Helpline open Monday to Friday. Tel: 0845 850 5020 - Visit Website

BAWSO

Bawso is a specialist service provider, providing practical and emotional support to people affected by domestic abuse and other forms of violence,   including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Human Trafficking & Prostitution primarily from BME communities.  Visit Website Cancer Aid and Listening Line For people with cancer, their families and friends. Tel: 0845 123 2329 - Visit Website

Gwent Cancer Support

Tel: 01495 760066 - Visit Website

Macmillan Cancer Information Service

Specialist nurses give information for anyone affected by cancer. Tel: 080 800 1234 - Visit Website

St David’s  Hospice Care

Tel:  01633 851051  Visit Website

Coeliac UK

Support for people with celiac disease and associated conditions. Tel: 0845 305 2060 - Visit Website

National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

Support for people living with colitis or Crohn’s disease and their families. Tel: 0845 130 2233 - Visit Website

Continence Foundation Helpline

For people with bladder and/or bowel problems. Tel: 0845 345 0165 - Visit Website

Dental Helpline

Information on all dental health matters. Tel: 0845 063 1188 - Visit Website

Diabetes UK

Support and information about diabetes. Tel: 0845 120 2960 - Visit Website

National Eczema Society

For anyone with eczema. Tel: 0870 241 3604 - Visit Website

Epilepsy Action

Support for those with epilepsy or those with an interest. Tel: 0808 800 5050 - Visit Website

Gwent Epilepsy

Tel: 01495 763131

Headway

The charity that works to improve life after brain injury. Helpline: 0808 800 2244  Visit Website

Herpes Viruses Association

For people with herpes. Tel: 0845 123 2305 - Visit Website

Hysterectomy Association

Support for women who want to make informed choices about hysterectomy. Tel: 0871 781 1141 - Visit Website

Infertility Network UK

For people with fertility problems. Tel: 0870 118 8088 - Visit Website

Leukaemia Research

Information on leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other related conditions. Tel: 020 7269 9060 - Visit Website

ME Association

For people affected by myalgic encepholopathy and related problems. Tel: 0870 111 1836 - Visit Website

Meningitis Research Foundation Helpline

Information on meningitis and septicaemia. Tel: 0808 800 3344 - Visit Website

Migraine Action Association

Advice for migraine sufferers, their families and friends. Tel: 0870 050 5898 - Visit Website

Multiple Sclerosis Society – MS Helpline

Support for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis. Tel: 0808 800 8000 - Visit Website

National Osteoporosis Society Helpline

For people with or at risk of osteoporosis. Tel: 0845 450 0230 - Visit Website

Ovacome

For anyone affected by ovarian cancer. Tel: 020 7380 9589 - Visit Website

Pain Concern

Support for people who live with persistent pain and their carers. Tel: 01620 822572 - Visit Website

Parkinson’s Disease Society Helpline

Support on all aspects of Parkinson’s disease. Tel: 0808 800 0303 - Visit Website

Patients Association Helpline

Advice for NHS and private sector health users. How to make a complaint, access medical records, changing GPs. Tel: 0845 608 4455 - Visit Website

Association for Postnatal Illness

For women with postnatal illness, their families and friends. Tel: 020 7386 0868 - Visit Website

Prostate Cancer UK Charity Helpline

Specialist nurses provide advice on any aspect of prostate cancer. Tel: 0800 074 8383 - Visit Website

Psoriasis Association

Support for people with psoriasis. Tel: 0845 676 0076 - Visit Website

Renal Disease - British Kidney Patient Association

Support for people affected by Renal Disease. Tel: 01420 541424 - Visit Website

The Sexual Advice Association

(formerly the Sexual Dysfunction Association) For sufferers of sexual dysfunction and their partners. Tel: 0870 774 3571 - Visit Website

Sexual Health Direct Helpline

Support on a range of sexual health issues. Details of UK family planning and sexual health clinics. Tel: 0845 122 8690 - Visit Website

Spinal Injuries Association

For people with spinal cord injuries. Tel: 0800 980 0501 - Visit Website

Stroke Association

For people affected by strokes. Tel: 0845 303 310 - Visit Website

Terrence Higgins Trust

For people affected by HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS information, safer sex, online booklets and help line. Telephone: 0808 802 1221 Visit Website Women’s Health Concern Gynaecological and sexual health problems, including the menopause. Tel: 0845 123 2319 - Visit Website
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