We have put together a list of organisations and registered charities that provide support and advice to people with learning disabilities, mental health problems and autism.
Asperger's Syndrome Foundation- The Asperger's Syndrome foundation is committed to promoting awareness and understanding of Asperger's Syndrome.
Autism Awareness- The Autism Awareness website was launched as part of Autism Awareness Year 2002 (AAY). It's aim is to be somewhere people go to share ideas and information.
Autism Eye- A quarterly magazine for parents and carers of children with autism.
Autism Research Centre- The mission of the Autism Research Centre is to understand the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and develop new and validated methods for assessment and interventions.
Beat- Provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders
BPDWORLD- Provides advice, information and support to those affected by Borderline Personality Disorder
British Institute of Learning Disabilities - Committed to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities
Carehome.co.uk- Useful source of information on Care Home's and Nursing Home's
Challenging Behaviour Foundation- Making a difference to the lives of people with severe learning disabilities
Community Care - Source of information for anyone in social care
Compare All Care- A search , rate, compare and recommend website of all private health and social care providers in the UK
Counselling Directory- A comprehensive database of UK counsellors and psychotherapists with information on their training and experience
Depression Alliance- Help and information about depression
Disabilities Trust- The Disabilities Trust was founded in 1979 to provide an imaginative new concept of personal care and specialist housing for people with special needs
Enable Magazine- An award-nominated disability lifestyle magazine
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities - Part of the Mental Health Foundation the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities promotes quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities
Guardian Mental Health- Mental Health care news from the Guardian newspaper
Headway Grimsby - Support for people with acquired brain injury
Hafal- Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers. Covering all areas of Wales, Hafal is an organisation managed by the people Hafal support- individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness
Inspirational Autism Training- John Simpson is a trainer and speaker who has Asperger Syndrome. John delivers presentations at conferences, seminars and groups to change people's beliefs, expectations and approaches to autism spectrum conditions. John spoke at the Lighthouse Healthcare Autism Conference in 2012.
Kaleidoscope Project - Providing drug and alcohol support to children and young people in Powys
Laing Buisson - Round up of healthcare market news
Learning Disability Today- Useful resource for current news relating to learning disability
Life Beyond Labels - Supportive web based resource, utilising social media to help all those with Aspergers
Mencap - Leading UK charity for people with learning disability and their families
Mental Health Foundation - Information about managing your mental health
Mental Health Practice - Journal for Nurse and Mental Health Care Professionals
Mental Health Today - Useful resource for current news relating to mental health
Mercia Asperger Support Team (MAST) - Support for people living with Aspergers either as a couple or a couple with a child having Aspergers
Mind - Helping people to take control over their mental health
National Autistic Society - Leading charity for people with Autism and Aspergers and their families
NICE- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is a non-departmental public body of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom, serving both the English NHS and the Welsh NHS
No Panic- Offers support for sufferers of Panic Attacks, Phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCD Action- Useful source of information and support for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Personality Disorder- Provides information, resources and learning opportunities on Personality Disorder
Ponthafren - Local outreach centre in Powys promoting positive mental health
Powys Mental Health - Local information and development service for mental health in Powys
Rethink Mental Illness- A charity supporting people with mental illness
SANE- Aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness
Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society - an Autism awareness site for adults in Staffordshire
Time to Change- Time to Change is England's biggest ever attempt to end the stigma and discrimination that faces people with mental health problems
Time to Change Wales- Time to Change Wales is the biggest ever attempt in Wales to end stigma and discrimination that faces people with mental health problems
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