What is Selective Mutism? Selective Mutism (SM) is a situational anxiety disorder which affects both children and adults. The condition generally starts in early childhood but can, if not treated early enough, continue into adulthood. Children and adults with SM are fully capable of speaking,…
The Royal College of Psychiatrists have a useful section on their website about diagnosis and mental illness.  They have an A to Z of conditions with readable, user friendly advice and evidenced based information about mental health problems.  Visiting their pages will give you reliable…
Telephone:
020 7235 2351
020 7977 6655
Website:
www.rcpsych.ac.uk/.../problems.aspx
We're a women's organisation that assists women affected by physical as well as mental, financial, sexual and emotional domestic abuse. Our guiding principle is that we will never turn our back on a woman in need of our help. And we won't give in to…
Telephone:
Helpline: 0845 451 2547
Office Hours: 0203 384 9412
E-mail:
[info@aanchal.org.uk, help@aanchal.org.uk]
Website:
www.aanchal.org.uk/
What is Alateen? Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. We believe alcoholism is a family disease that affects everyone in the family. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. They meet to share their experiences of…
Telephone:
020 7593 2070
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are…
Telephone:
0800 9177 650
E-mail:
help@aamail.org
Website:
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/
Get help by phone if you’re an asylum applicant or refugee and you need advice about the asylum process or adapting to life in the UK. Who can use the helplines You can use the helplines if: you’re an asylum seeker and you’ve just arrived…
Here to give children and young people living in poverty a fighting chance.  We provide emergency essentials to children and young people living in extreme need.  Small Grants Programme Delivering essential items to children, young people and families whose development, health and well-being are at…
Telephone:
020 7828 7311
E-mail:
info@buttleuk.org
Website:
www.buttleuk.org/
Is problem gambling affecting you, or those close to you? GamCare counselling provides a safe, confidential way for you to talk about your situation. It offers an opportunity to explore the causes of your gambling behaviour and the effects gambling has on your life, and…
Telephone:
0808 8020 133
Fax: 020 7801 7033
E-mail:
info@gamcare.org.uk
Website:
http://www.gamcare.org.uk
The odds of you knowing someone with a gambling problem are higher than you might think. You might like to know more about gambling. You might know less than you think. Losing a lot of cash can happen pretty quickly, and before you know it…
Telephone:
0808 8020 133
E-mail:
info@gamcare.org.uk
Website:
http://www.bigdeal.org.uk
Gamblers Anonymous (GA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same. GA members offer the hand of friendship to anyone who is…