A unique database of personal and patient experiences through in-depth qualitative research into over 50 different illnesses and health conditions.

DIPEx, PO Box 428, Witney, Oxon, OX28 9EU



  • National survivor-led membership charity in the UK which exclusively works for and on behalf of those affected by dissociative identity disorder (DID).
  • First Person Plural P.O. Box 2537 Wolverhampton, WV4 4ZL
  • http://bit.ly/2qzpLfQ
National survivor-led membership charity in the UK which exclusively works for and on behalf of those affected by dissociative identity disorder (DID).

First Person Plural P.O. Box 2537 Wolverhampton, WV4 4ZL



  • A website that provides information about young peoples real life experiences of health and lifestylefor their families""
  • http://www.youthhealthtalk.org
A website that provides information about young peoples real life experiences of health and lifestylefor their families""




  • Community Support Services is a city-wide service which helps people with mental health difficulties explore options within the community
  • The Vale Circles Tunstall Road, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JF
  • 0113 378 2822​
Community Support Services is a city-wide service which helps people with mental health difficulties explore options within the community

The Vale Circles Tunstall Road, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JF



Helps people across the UK with brain and spine conditions.

Brain & Spine Foundation LG01, Lincoln House Kennington Park 1-3 Brixton Road London, SW9 6DE



Sane

Citywide
  • Nation-wide charity that aims to raise awareness of mental illnesses and improve services.
  • 0300 304 7000
  • http://www.sane.org.uk
Nation-wide charity that aims to raise awareness of mental illnesses and improve services.




Personal Budgets Peer Support Network




'A UK based charity dedicated to representing and supporting the needs of men with eating disorders'.

c/o Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG



  • LASSN provides one to one support to asylum seekers and refugees and their children, and provides destitute asylum seekers with emergency accommodation.
  • Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL
  • 0113 373 1759
  • http://lassn.org.uk/
  • admin@lassn.org.uk
LASSN provides one to one support to asylum seekers and refugees and their children, and provides destitute asylum seekers with emergency accommodation.

Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL



Bullying UK

Citywide
  • A national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life.
  • 0808 800 2222
  • http://bit.ly/IQ47dS
A national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life.




Online forum, chatrooms and information for people who are just finding out about social anxiety.




GamCare

Citywide
Provides support, information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem.

2nd Floor, 7-11 St Johns Hill, London, SW11 1TR



Myeloma UK

Citywide
Registered charity in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma.

22 Logie Mill, Beaverbrook Business Park, Edingburgh, EH7 4HG



The UK Charity for Everyone's Mental Health




  • Provides An All Inclusive Practical/Emotional Peer/Non Peer Support & Advocacy Service to Individuals Bereaved by Homicide.
  • PO Box 778 Borehamwood Herts, WD6 9LF
  • 020 8207 0702
  • http://www.mamaa.org
  • info@mamaa.org
Provides An All Inclusive Practical/Emotional Peer/Non Peer Support & Advocacy Service to Individuals Bereaved by Homicide.

PO Box 778 Borehamwood Herts, WD6 9LF



Help, information and advice for young men aged 15 - 35 who are feeling very low.




  • User-led national charity providing support and assistance for people with spinal cord injuries.
  • SIA House, 2 Trueman Place, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes, MK6 2HH
  • 0800 980 0501
  • http://www.spinal.co.uk
User-led national charity providing support and assistance for people with spinal cord injuries.

SIA House, 2 Trueman Place, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes, MK6 2HH



Our Horsesmouth mentors are people with dementia, their families, friends and carers who are using their personal experiences to help others.




Information and Support for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

MS National Centre (MSNC), 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND



Charity Commission
Leeds Autism AIM is a service offering advocacy, information and mentoring for autistic adults in Leeds with little or no funded support.




Support for bereaved families who have suffered the loss of a child/children.




The HSFA is a Leeds-based charity set up in 1996.

HSFA c/o MAZCC 311 Stonegate Road Leeds, LS17 6AZ



Support for women and their families to deal with Premenstrual Syndrome.

41 Old Road, East Peckham, Kent, TN12 5AP



Voluntary, self-help organisation which aims to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide




Supports families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.




Support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy.

17,Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield, WF1 3QW



An online discussion forum providing information and support for people with conditions and disabilities that render them housebound for a period of time.




Support, advice and advocacy services for people directly affected by self harm, their families and carers.

PO Box 7264, Nottingham, NG1 6WJ



Charity Commission
SignHealth Outreach provide for deaf people with mental health issues in the community and third section.

SignHealth 2 Constance Way, Leicester Way, Leeds, LS7 1HX



View on the CQC website Charity Commission
A national self help organisation that offers support to help its several hundred members cope with depression.

PO Box 10566, Nottingham, NG13 8LU



The Mix

Citywide
  • A wealth of information on a variety of topics for people aged 16 to 24.
  • PO BOX 7777, London, W1A 5PD
  • 0808 808 4994
  • http://www.themix.org.uk/
A wealth of information on a variety of topics for people aged 16 to 24.

PO BOX 7777, London, W1A 5PD



Bipolar UK

Citywide
  • Range of services for people affected by bipolar including information, support and advice including a national network of support groups.
  • 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB
  • 0333 323 3880
  • http://www.bipolaruk.org/
Range of services for people affected by bipolar including information, support and advice including a national network of support groups.

11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB



  • Information and advice on personal budgets and direct payments. Part of the Free to Live program which helps people to meet people with similar experiences.
  • 0113 214 3599
  • http://www.freetoliveleeds.org
Information and advice on personal budgets and direct payments. Part of the Free to Live program which helps people to meet people with similar experiences.




ADT Healthcare

Citywide
Free helpline for people affected by drug and alcohol addiction. The service is particularly helpful for family members affected by a loved one's addiction.




Extensive information on the types of depression and the treatment available.




Aims to reduce stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health.

15-19 Broadway, London, E15 4BQ



The International Network for training, education and research into hearing voices.

Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London, NW1 9LQ



Openspace

Citywide
  • We are a learning and support centre (a communication unit). We provide specialist communication support and help deaf people develop independent living skills and enjoy community activities using BSL as a first language. Managed by Homelife (Leeds) Ltd.
  • 1a Hillside Business Centre, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND
  • 0113 387 6333
  • 07784 245 631
  • www.homelife-leeds.co.uk
We are a learning and support centre (a communication unit). We provide specialist communication support and help deaf people develop independent living skills and enjoy community activities using BSL as a first language. Managed by Homelife (Leeds) Ltd.

1a Hillside Business Centre, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND



Information and support for the disabled community of Leeds.

Osmonthorpe Resource Centre, Leeds, LS9 9EF



Charity Commission
Supporting people with learning difficulties/disabilities and other impairments in all aspects of their lives and group activities for social/leisure.

The Old Fire Station Gipton Approach, Leeds, LS9 6NL



Charity Commission
A registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors. The Leeds exercise group meets every Wednesday.

The Old Stable, Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, LS16 8DW



  • Support, tips and message boards for people who are experiencing Trichotillomania.
  • Trichotillomania Support, Spada House, 20 Regent Close, London,, N12
  • 07910 114739
  • http://bit.ly/21eg4fK
Support, tips and message boards for people who are experiencing Trichotillomania.

Trichotillomania Support, Spada House, 20 Regent Close, London,, N12



  • Bereavement Services Directory available. Signposting to bereavement services in the community. The Forum supports the need in society to express grief and to come to terms with loss.
  • Oxford Place Centre, Oxford Place, Leeds, LS1 3AX
  • 0113 225 3975
  • http://www.lbforum.org.uk
  • info@lbforum.org.uk
Bereavement Services Directory available. Signposting to bereavement services in the community. The Forum supports the need in society to express grief and to come to terms with loss.

Oxford Place Centre, Oxford Place, Leeds, LS1 3AX



Support for anyone affected by a mental health condition through drop-in sessions and events throughout the year.

The HEART Centre Bennett Road, Leeds, LS6 3HN



Advonet

Citywide
Advonet is a consortium of advocacy providers who provide free, independent and confidential services.

Unity Business Centre, 26 Roundhay Road, Leeds,, LS7 1AB



Charity Commission
A blog on recovery from mental health issues written by John Thorpe.




Runs a variety of courses for patients living with long term health issues, mental health problems and pain and also for unpaid carers and parents.

EPP Team, Shaftesbury House Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NG



Carers Trust

Citywide
Online support and discussion boards for young carers.

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, Unit 14, Bourne Court, Southend Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG1 8HD



  • Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service provides out of hours services to people in acute mental health crisis, which are an alternative to psychiatric hospital or using statutory services.
  • Dial House, 12 Chapel Street, Halton, Leeds, LS15 7RW
  • 0113 260 9328
  • http://www.lslcs.org.uk
  • info@lslcs.org.uk
Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service provides out of hours services to people in acute mental health crisis, which are an alternative to psychiatric hospital or using statutory services.

Dial House, 12 Chapel Street, Halton, Leeds, LS15 7RW



SHINE

Citywide
Information, advice and support for people affected by Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

64 Bagley Lane, Farsley, Leeds, LS28 5LY



Works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.""""""




  • Aims to to help the family and friends of people with a current, suspected or former drug problem by providing mutual support.
  • Doddington & Rollo Community Association, Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea, London, SW11 5HD
  • 0845 1200 660
  • http://www.famanon.org.uk
  • office@famanon.org.uk
Aims to to help the family and friends of people with a current, suspected or former drug problem by providing mutual support.

Doddington & Rollo Community Association, Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea, London, SW11 5HD



Youreable

Citywide
An online community of and for disabled people




Support, including from peers, for families after homicide (especially, but not limited to, domestic homicide).

PO Box 3636 Swindon, SN3 9BG



BLESMA

Citywide
  • British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association is the national charity for limbless serving and ex service men and women and their dependants and widows.
  • 185-187 High Road, Chadwell Heatth, Romford, RM6 6NA
  • 0208 590 1124
  • http://www.blesma.org
  • headquarters@blesma.org
British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association is the national charity for limbless serving and ex service men and women and their dependants and widows.

185-187 High Road, Chadwell Heatth, Romford, RM6 6NA



RU-OK

Citywide
Self-help website for teenagers and young people.