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Support Group Information



Addiction

Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire
Support for families and friends of problem drinkers.
202 7403 0888 Visit Website >>
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcohol problems.
0845 769 7555 Visit Website >>
Council for Information on Tranquillisers & Antidepressants (CITA)
Addiction to mind-altering medication.
0151 932 0102 Visit Website >>
DrugScope
Local drug services.
020 7940 7520 Visit Website >>
Families Anonymous
Support for family and friends of those with substance abuse problems.
0845 120 0660 Visit Website >>
GamCare
Problem gamblers.
0845 600 0133 Visit Website >>
Narcotics Anonymous
For those who think they have a drug problem.
0845 0373 3366 Visit Website >>
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
Information, advice and support.
0800 358 3546 Visit Website >>
National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
0870 033 3700 Visit Website >>
NHS Smoking Helpline
For people wanting to stop smoking.
0800 169 0169 Visit Website >>
Quitline
For smokers who want to stop and people trying to remain ex-smokers.
0800 002 200 Visit Website >>
Release
Support for drug users, families and friends.
0845 450 0215 Visit Website >>


Children & Young People

BLISS
For parents and relatives of sick or premature babies.
0500 618 140 Visit Website >>
CLIC Sargent
Childhood cancer.
08800 197 0068 Visit Website >>
Cruse Bereavement Care – Youth Involvement Project
Support for those aged 12 to 18 following bereavement.
0808 808 1677 Visit Website >>
NSPCC (UK except Scotland)
For anyone concerned about a child at risk of abuse, including children
themselves.
0808 800 5000 Visit Website >>
TALKadoption
For adoptees up to 25, their birth parents, siblings and friends.
0808 808 1234 Visit Website >>
Association of Young People with ME
Support for under 25s with ME.
0845 123 2389 Visit Website >>
Sexwise
Advice for under 18s on sexuality and sexual health.
0800 282 930 Visit Website >>
Winston’s Wish
Support for those caring for a young person who has been bereaved.
0845 203 0405 Visit Website >>
Beat – Youthline
Support for under 25s who are affected by eating disorders.
0845 634 7650 Visit Website >>
Ask Brook
Support for under 25s on sexual health, contraception, pregnancy and abortions.
0800 018 5023 Visit Website >>
Kidscape
Advice for parents/carers of bullied children.
0845 120 5204 Visit Website >>
Muslim Youth Helpline
Culturallly sensitive support for under 30s.
0808 808 2008 Visit Website >>
ChildLine
For children and young people in danger or distress.
0800 11 11 Visit Website >>
EACH
Support for young people affected by homophobic bullying.
0808 100 0143 Visit Website >>
HAWC
For over 13s with or affected by cancer or other life threatening conditions.
0161 6880 6211 Visit Website >>
PAPYRUS
Support for anyone who is concerned about a young person who may be at risk
of suicide.
0800 068 4141 Visit Website >>
Wellchild
Advice about children’s growth, development, wellbeing and health.
0808 801 0330 Visit Website >>


Disability

Disabled Living Foundation
Advice on equipment and technology for older and disabled people.
0845 130 9177 Visit Website >>
Dyspraxia Foundation
For anyone concerned with this developmental co-ordination disorder.
01462 454986 Visit Website >>
Deafblind UK
For those with combined sight and hearing loss.
0800 132 320 Visit Website >>
Disabled Parents Network
For disabled people who are parents or hope to become parents.
0870 241 0450 Visit Website >>
Voice UK
Support for adults and children with learning disabilities who have been abused.
0845 122 8695 Visit Website >>
Dial UK
Information on all aspects of disability.
01302 310123 Visit Website >>
Hearing Conern
Advice on hearing loss issues.
0845 074 4600 Visit Website >>
National Deaf Children’s Society
For parents and carers of deaf children and deaf young people.
0808 800 8880 Visit Website >>
RNID – Information Line
Issues relating to deafness, hearing loss or tinnitus.
0808 808 0123 Visit Website >>
Royal National Institute of Blind People
For anyone with a sight problem, their families and carers.
0845 766 9999 Visit Website >>
Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Information for families caring for people with sever learning disabilities.
01634 838739 Visit Website >>
Contact a Family
Advice for families caring for children with disabilities or special needs.
0808 808 3555 Visit Website >>
National Autistic Society Autism Helpline
Advice for people with an autistic spectrum disorder, their families and carers.
0845 070 4004 Visit Website >>


Emotional & Mental Wellbeing

Anxiety Care
For people with anxiety problems, obsessive compulsive disorders and
phobias.
020 8478 3400 Visit Website >>
First Steps to Freedom
For those experiencing general anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, obsessive
compulsive disorder, antidepressants or tranquiliser withdrawal, anorexia
and bulimia.
0845 120 2916 Visit Website >>
No Panic
For people experiencing anxiety disorders.
0808 808 0545 Visit Website >>
ASSIST
Support for individuals and families affected by post-traumatic stress
disorders.
01788 560800 Visit Website >>
FCL Counseling Centre
For anyone in distress.
0845 120 3788 Visit Website >>
Cruse Bereavement Care
Confidential help for bereaved people.
01633 238162 Visit Website >>
Newport MIND 01633 258741
Sudden Trauma Information Helpline
For survivors of all kinds of sudden trauma.
0845 367 0998 Visit Website >>
SupportLine
For people who are socially isolated, vulnerable, at risk or experiencing abuse.
01708 765200 Visit Website >>
Victim Supportline
For anyone affected by crime.
0845 303 0900 Visit Website >>
Lifeline 24
Information on drug and alcohol addiction, stress, depression and abuse.
0845 6441743
Samaritans
Offering emotional support for people experiencing distress and despair.
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.
0845 56 47 Visit Website >>
Allergy UK
Advice on all types of allergy.
01322 619898 Visit Website >>
Alzheimer’s Society
For people with dementia and their carers.
0845 300 0336 Visit Website >>
Arthritis Care
For people affected by arthritis.
0808 800 4050 Visit Website >>
Asthma UK Adviceline
Information on all aspects of asthma and related allergies.
0845 701 0203 Visit Website >>
BackCare
For people experiencing back and/or neck pain.
0845 130 2704 Visit Website >>
Beat – Adult Line
For people affected by eating disorders.
0845 634 1414 Visit Website >>
Bladder Problems
Help and support for people affected by stress incontinence, weak bladder,
overactive bladder or difficulty passing urine.
0845 345 0165 Visit Website >>
Bowel Problems
Help and support for people affected by bowel problems.
0845 345 0165 Visit Website >>
Bowel Cancer UK
Information on all aspects of bowel cancer.
0870 850 6050 Visit Website >>
Brain and Spine Foundation Helpline
For people affected by neurological disorders.
0808 808 1000 Visit Website >>
Breast Cancer Care Helpline
For anyone affected by breast cancer or breast health concerns.
0808 800 6000 Visit Website >>
British Heart Foundation
Information on issues relating to heart disease.
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.
0845 850 5020 Visit Website >>
Cancer Aid and Listening Line
For people with cancer, their families and friends.
0845 123 2329 Visit Website >>
Gwent Cancer Support 01495 760066
Macmillan Cancer Information Service
Specialist nurses give information for anyone affected by cancer.
080 800 1234 Visit Website >>
St David’s Foundation 01633 270980
Coeliac UK
Support for people with celiac disease and associated conditions.
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.
0845 130 2233 Visit Website >>
Continence Foundation Helpline
For people with bladder and/or bowel problems.
0845 345 0165 Visit Website >>
Dental Helpline
Information on all dental health matters.
0845 063 1188 Visit Website >>
Diabetes UK
Support and information about diabetes.
0845 120 2960 Visit Website >>
National Eczema Society
For anyone with eczema.
0870 241 3604 Visit Website >>
Epilepsy Action
Support for those with epilepsy or those with an interest.
0808 800 5050 Visit Website >>
Gwent Epilepsy 01495 763131
Hairline International
For those who have lost or are losing hair due to alopecia and related conditions.
0808 800 244 Visit Website >>
Herpes Viruses Association
For people with herpes.
0845 123 2305 Visit Website >>
Hysterectomy Association
Support for women who want to make informed choices about hysterectomy.
0871 781 1141 Visit Website >>
Infertility Network UK
For people with fertility problems.
0870 118 8088 Visit Website >>
Leukaemia Research
Information on leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other related conditions.
020 7269 9060 Visit Website >>
ME Association
For people affected by myalgic encepholopathy and related problems.
0870 111 1836 Visit Website >>
Meningitis Research Foundation Helpline
Information on meningitis and septicaemia.
0808 800 3344 Visit Website >>
Men’s Health Helpline
Issues relating to men’s health and medical problems.
020 8995 4448 Visit Website >>
Migraine Action AssociationAdvice for migraine sufferers, their families
and friends.
0870 050 5898 Visit Website >>
Multiple Sclerosis Society – MS Helpline
Support for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis.
0808 800 8000 Visit Website >>
National Osteoporosis Society Helpline
For people with or at risk of osteoporosis.
0845 450 0230 Visit Website >>
Ovacome
For anyone affected by ovarian cancer.
020 7380 9589 Visit Website >>
Pain Concern
Support for people who live with persistent pain and their carers.
01620 822572 Visit Website >>
Parkinson’s Disease Society Helpline
Support on all aspects of Parkinson’s disease.
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.
0845 608 4455 Visit Website >>
Association for Postnatal Illness
For women with postnatal illness, their families and friends.
020 7386 0868 Visit Website >>
Prostate Cancer Charity Helpline
Specialist nurses provide advice on any aspect of prostate cancer.
0800 074 8383 Visit Website >>
Psoriasis Association
Support for people with psoriasis.
0845 676 0076 Visit Website >>
Renal Disease - British Kidney Patient Association
Support for people affected by Renal Disease.
01420 541424 Visit Website >>
Sexual Dysfunction Association
For sufferers of sexual dysfunction and their partners.
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.
0845 122 8690 Visit Website >>
Skinship
For people with any skin problem, including types of skin cancer.
01387 760567 Visit Website >>
Spinal Injuries AssociationFor people with spinal cord injuries. 0800 980 0501 Visit Website >>
Stroke Association
For people affected by strokes.
0845 303 310 Visit Website >>
Women’s Health Concern
Gynaecological and sexual health problems, including the menopause.
0845 123 2319 Visit Website >>

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Anaerin Bevan Community Health Council

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