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AFT, the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, is a registered charity working to benefit the public by promoting effective family therapy and systemic services and high standards of professional trainings and practice.

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They believe that age needs respect. It needs kindness. Sometimes it needs help. Because there is strength in numbers, Age Concern and Help the Aged have joined forces to become Age UK – so that they can be here for everyone in later life.



Beat’s aims are:

To change the way everyone thinks and talks about eating disorders

To improve the way services and treatment are provided

And to help anyone believe that their eating disorder can be beaten

We do this by:

Challenging the stereotypes and stigma that people with eating disorders face

Campaigning for better services and treatment

Providing information, support and encouragement to seek treatment and recovery

Bullying UK

Bullying UK

BullyingUK part of Family Lives have launched a new LiveOnline Support service for every member of the family to get advice direct from our Expert team, our advisors are standing by to support you with a wide range of bullying problems…

Carers UK

Carers UK

Carers UK is a charity set up to help the millions of people who care for family or friends. We provide information and advice about caring alongside practical and emotional support for carers . Carers UK also campaigns to make life better for carers and influences policy makers, employers and service providers, to help them improve carers’ lives.



ChildLine is a free and confidential help line for children and young people who need help and advise.

Family Parenting Institute

The Family and Parenting Institute

The Family and Parenting Institute is an independent charity that exists to make the UK a better place for families and children.



Help, information and advise regarding drugs and the misuse of…



They provide advice and practical support for single parents. Expert advisers on their helpline and a website packed full of useful information.



Harbour is here to help anyone, including family and friends, affected by the misuse of drugs and alcohol by providing information, education, assessment and care co-ordination.

Jeremiah's Journey

Jeremiah’s Journey

At Jeremiah’s Journey we are a small team of friendly individuals who work together to provide the best support that we can for our families. For bereaved children and their families, the main part of our service is to run a short term therapeutic group programme. We like to meet with our families initially to ensure that we are able to meet their needs.



They provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

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NACOA (National Association for Children of Alcoholics) addresses the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem. This includes children of all ages, many of whose problems only become apparent in adulthood.

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NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood), their vision is of a society in which every adult survivor of childhood abuse in the UK is able to access the support they need, when they need it, to make a journey of recovery and heal their emotional and psychological wounds.



Child protection helpline service to help children from the risks of neglect, sexual, emotional or physical abuse.



Samaritans is a confidential emotional support telephone service that can help if you are feeling depressed or emotionally down and help you through it.

SAMRT Recovery UK

SMART Recovery

Help people recover from addictive behaviour and lead meaningful and satisfying lives. Their approach is secular and science based; using motivational, behavioural and cognitive methods. Who run a network of self help meetings and also partner with care professionals.



The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a membership organisation, with over 75 training and listing organisations, and over 7,000 individual practitioners. UKCP holds the national register of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors, listing those practitioner members who meet exacting standards and training requirements.

Winston's Wish

Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people and their families in the UK.

Young Minds

Young Minds

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.

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