Explain where to get additional support and advice about conflicts and dilemmas

Not Medical Advice:

Additional support and advice about conflicts and dilemmas:

Rethink Mental Illness offers support and advice for people living with mental illness. T: 03005000927 (Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm)

Depression Alliance is a charity for sufferers of depression. It has a network of self-help groups. Website: www.depressionalliance.org

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35. Website: www.thecalmzone.net

Bipolar UK is charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder. Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

Samaritans offers confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. T: 08457909090 (24-hour helpline). Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Sane is a charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness. T: 08457678000 (daily, 6pm-11pm) Email: sanemail@org.uk Website: www.sane.org.uk

Mind promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems. T: 03001233393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm) Website: www.mind.org.uk

The Mental Health Foundation provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities. Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

YoungMinds provides information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals. T: Parents' helpline 08088025544 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm). Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

PAPYRUS is the Young suicide prevention society. T: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon-Fri,10am-5pm & 7pm-10pm. Weekends 2pm-5pm) Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors provides information and support for people with dissociative identity disorders. T: 08001814420 (Tuesday 6pm-9pm or by appointment). Website: www.pods-online.org.uk

Refuge provides advice on dealing with domestic violence. T: 08082000247 (24-hour helpline). Website: www.refuge.org.uk

Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling): Alcoholics Anonymous T: 08457697555 (24-hour helpline). Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Narcotics Anonymous T: 03009991212 (daily until midnight). Website: www.ukna.org

Gamblers Anonymous Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Alzheimer's Society provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines. T: 03002221122 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Weekends, 10am-4pm) Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care T: 08444779400 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Crime victim support T: 08453030900 (Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm. Weekends, 9am-7pm). Website: www.victimsupport.org

Eating disorders: Beat T: 08456341414 (Mon-Thurs, 1.30pm-4.30pm). Website: www.b-eat.co.uk

Mencap is a charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers. T: 08088081111 (for information on their services) Website: www.mencap.org.uk

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Action provides support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder. Includes information on treatment and online resources. T: 08453906232 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm). Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

OCD UK is charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments. T: 08451203778 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). Website: www.ocduk.org

No Panic is a voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Helpline: 08001388889 (daily, 10am-10pm). Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

Parenting: Family Lives T: 08088002222 (daily, 7am-midnight). Website: www.familylives.org.uk

Anxiety UK is a charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition. T: 08444775774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm). Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Relationships: Relate T: 03001001234 (for information on their services)

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Sunday, July 13 2014