Category Archives: National + Lead Supporters

YoungMinds

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YoungMinds

 

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

 

Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

 

We also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.

 

The YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline offers free confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

 

YoungMinds Parents Helpline call: 0808 802 5544

 

For more information visit:

 

www.youngminds.org.uk

 

 





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SISO

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(Safe Inside-Safe Outside)

SISO was originally formed to empower users of mental health services to become valued and active members of their communities, helping people to feel safe within themselves and their wider community.

 

A Toolkit for Wellbeing, full of good advice, information and self help techniques was developed to help make the recovery journey a reality.

 

SISO works to reduce stigma and inequalities associated with mental health. It seeks to promote choice control, self management, hope and optimism, incorporating a ‘whatever works for you’ philosophy.

 

SISO focuses on what people can do, taking a panoramic view of a person’s life and not just a life governed by a mental health diagnosis.

 

Visit the SISO Website to find out more about its work and vision for the future:

www.s-i-s-o.org.uk

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Depression Alliance

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Depression Alliance

 

Depression Alliance is the leading national charity that works with people who experience depression and anxiety. 

 

We are recognised and respected in the health, welfare and charity sectors for our knowledge and expertise in a wide range of effective methods of non-medical support for depression.

 

We run a successful network of self-help groups across England, publish a quarterly magazine, coordinate a pen friends scheme and host an online chat forum DATalk. 

 

We have piloted and now run wellbeing projects in London built around Time banking.

 

Informed by the experiences of people with depression, we also raise awareness of the realities of the illness amongst the general public with a variety of influential campaigns throughout the year.

For a full information pack please email your name and address to

information@depressionalliance.org

www.depressionalliance.org





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Time to Change

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Time to Change

 

Time to Change is England’s biggest programme to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems.

 

The programme is run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, and funded by the Department of Health and Comic Relief. 

 

We aim to work with all sectors and communities to encourage more open conversation about mental health and ensure that people with mental health problems can be equal and active citizens.  

 

Time to Change combines a national campaign with community activity. 

 

We fund grassroots anti-stigma projects through our grants scheme, and support people with experience of mental health problems to become active social leaders. 

 

We also work with the media, a wide range of organisations, BME communities and children and young people. 

 

We have been running since 2007 and our work is proven to be having a positive impact on public attitudes as well as reducing the discrimination that people with mental health problems face.

 

www.time-to-change.org.uk





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Community Innovations Enterprise

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Community Innovations Enterprise

 

CIE provides tailor made programmes and project management that provide innovative solutions to a range of community and social inclusion issues

 

e.g. increasing service access to a more diverse range of communities; understanding demographic changes and locality based changes in community needs and aspirations; developing frameworks for action and innovation in equality and human rights.

 

CIE aims to go beyond traditional customer insight programmes or community consultation services by placing the communities or client groups in question at the heart of the chosen development. 

 

We support organisations to reach diverse communities while at the same time increasing their capacity and capability to achieve meaningful engagement and promote social inclusion.

 

Contact: Dr Jon Bashford

 

Email:

jon@ciellp.com

 

Website:

www.ciellp.com





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Bipolar Uk

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Bipolar UK

 

Bipolar UK is a small national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood condition of bipolar, their families and carers.

 

Established in 1983 by service users to combat the lack of dedicated services, service user participation is core to everything we do.

 

We provide support services for individuals affected by bipolar including a national network over 120 self help groups, a moderated 24/7 web-based peer support forum, self management, one-to-one & telephone mentoring and a youth (18 to 25 years of age) service.

 

We produce information and guidance publications, work in partnership with research organisations and seek to combat the stigma and discrimination.

 

We reached out and supported 65,000 individuals affected by bipolar during the past year and demand for our services is rising at an unprecedented pace.

 

For more information contact us : 

 

www.bipolaruk.org.uk


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NSUN

 

NSUN network for mental health is the only England-wide charity led by, and for, people with experience of psychological distress.

 

We link service-users to each other and to carers, health professionals, commissioners and policy makers in order to ensure that people have the greatest possible influence over the services they use and their own lives.

 

Nationally NSUN sits on the Department of Health Ministerial Advisory Group on the Mental Health Strategy and many other influential bodies.

 

It’s free to join us and members get a weekly emailed bulletin with all the latest mental health news, jobs and opportunities; a regular printed newsletter and invites to free events and training. Join today because together we are stronger.

 

Join by contacting us:

 

www.nsun.org.uk 

 

T: 0207 820 8982

 

 





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Advance

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Advance

 

Advance offers an unrivalled breadth of services for people with disabilities or mental health conditions, including housing, specialist support, brokerage and employment.

From our beginnings in 1974 we have enabled people to live the lives they choose at home, at work or in the community.

Advance works with more than 4,000 people across 42 local authority areas.

 

We are proud to support the Rethink Your Mind project as part of our commitment to innovative practices and initiatives in the field of recovery and mental health.

We also support SISO with funding and staff expertise.

 

www.advanceuk.org

 


 

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Rethink

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Rethink

 

Rethink Mental Illness is a charity that believes a better life is possible for millions of people affected by mental illness.

40 years ago, one man bravely spoke about his family’s experiences of mental illness in a letter to the Times and in the process brought together hundreds to talk about their experiences of mental illness and support each other.

Today we directly support almost 60,000 people every year across England to get through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone.

Our website and helplines give information and advice to 500,000 more and we change policy for millions.

We carry out research to make sure we really deliver results for people, young or old.

Our services, support groups, and members cover every county in England, giving us local insight and helping us spread innovations nationally.

 

All our work is governed by people who have lived through mental illness.

 

For further information on Rethink Mental Illness:

 

www.rethink.org


 

 

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NHS Choices

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NHS Choices

 

NHS Choices is the UK’s biggest health website. It provides a comprehensive health information service that puts users in control of their healthcare.

 

The website helps users make choices about their health, from decisions about their lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England.

 

NHS Choices includes around 20,000 regularly updated articles. There are also hundreds of thousands of entries in more than 50 directories that can be used to find and choose health services in England.

 

 

 

Website: www.nhs.uk

 

Contact NHS Choices Click here…



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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