Beyond Recovery

A collection of articles, artwork and information by Merseysiders on recovery in mental health

National (UK) Organisations

Action for Happiness (A movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society)

http://www.actionforhappiness.org

 

Action on Addiction (A charity that provides residential and day treatment for addictions mainly to drugs, alcohol and gambling)

http://www.actiononaddiction.org.uk

 

AD4E (Organisation that puts on events in the UK for everyone interested in the current debates around mental health)

http://www.adisorder4everyone.com

 

The Association of Mental Health Providers (Voluntary sector directory and association)

http://www.amhp.org.uk

 

Asylum Magazine (Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry – a platform to voice and discuss all perspectives on mental health)

http://www.asylumonline.net

 

Bipolar UK (The national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with bipolar, their families and carers)

http://www.bipolaruk.org.uk

 

BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy)

http://www.bant.org.uk

 

BPS (The British Psychological Society)

http://www.bps.org.uk

 

CALM (The Campaign Against Living Miserably is a UK charity dedicated to preventing male suicide)

http://www.thecalmzone.net

 

The Centre for Society and Mental Health (A King’s College London University dedicated Centre for research and teaching in the field of social change and mental ill health)

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/research/centre-for-society-mental-health

 

CEP     (Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry)

http://www.cepuk.org

 

The Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat (A national agreement between services and agencies involved with people in crisis)

http://www.crisiscareconcordat.org.uk 

 

CPN (The Critical Psychiatry Network)

http://www.criticalpsychiatry.co.uk 

 

The Depression Alliance (Lots of information of course about depression but also a range of things such as mental health treatments)

http://www.depressionalliance.org

 

Food for the Brain Foundation (A registered educational charity) and The Brain Bio Centre

(London based nutrition focused clinics)

http://www.foodforthebrain.org

 

Frazzled (A charity that runs regular meetings in cafes across the UK for people coping with stress and emotional needs)

http://www.frazzledcafe.org 

 

HVN (Hearing Voices Network)

http://www.hearing-voices.org

 

IHCAN UK Summit (Integrative Healthcare and Applied Nutrition UK Summit)

http://www.ihcansummit.co.uk 

 

ISPS UK  (The British network of the international organisation ISPS – The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis)

http://www.ispsuk.org

 

The Spectrum Centre (Lancaster University’s The Spectrum Centre for mental health research)

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/shm/research/spectrum 

 

Lifecode GX (A company that offers genotype analysis from a DNA sample for health guidance and advice)

http://www.lifecodegx.com

 

Mad In The UK (The UK affiliate website for Mad In America)

http://www.madintheuk.com

 

The Mental Health Foundation (Mental Health Foundation dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems)

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk 

 

Mental Health Mates (Local mental health walking groups)

http://www.mentalhealthmates.co.uk

 

Mind (A large and influential UK mental health charity)

http://www.mind.org.uk

 

NIMH (The National Institute of Mental Health)

http://www.nimh.nih.gov

 

NSHN (National Self-Harm Network)

http://www.nshn.co.uk 

 

NSUN (National Service User Network)

http://www.nsun.org.uk

 

OCD Action (The national charity focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

http://www.ocdaction.org.uk

 

Open Dialogue UK (Open Dialogue UK was established to support the development of the Open Dialogue approach within the UK and internationally)

http://www.opendialogueapproach.co.uk

 

Open Dialogue NHS (A group that promotes the use of the Open Dialogue model of services for the NHS)

http://www.opendialoguenhs.com 

 

Open Forwards (Online and face-to-face psychology service)

http://www.openforwards.com 

 

Papyrus (Suicide prevention organisation with a helpline)

http://www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Penumbra (One of Scotland’s largest mental health charities)

http://www.penumbra.org.uk 

 

PIF (The UK’s Patient Information Forum)

http://www.pifonline.org.uk

 

The Priory Clinics (Private and NHS, British, rehab clinics with a variety of inpatient facilities locations)

http://www.priorygroup.com

 

Psychologists For Social Change

http://www.psychchange.org 

 

Psychology In Action (Psychology In Action is a group of specialised, highly experienced psychologists in the UK)

http://www.psychologyinaction.co.uk

 

Rethink Mental Illness (UK charity)

http://www.rethink.org

 

The Richmond Fellowship (Richmond Fellowship is part of a national group of charities called Recovery Focus and supports people in a variety of ways)

http://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk

 

The Samaritans (Round the clock support line)

http://www.samaritans.org

 

Sanctus (London-based group with a mission to change perspectives on mental health for the better using a variety of means)

https://sanctus.io

 

SANE (Charity SANE is a leading UK mental health charity with a website, helpline, social media presence and that runs campaigns, provides support, etc)

http://www.sane.org.uk

 

The Scottish Recovery Network (The Scottish Recovery Network is hosted by the charity Penumbra and focuses on peer support, community and especially recovery)

http://www.scottishrecovery.net

 

Shared Lives Plus (UK-wide network for home sharing and live in support whereby people with spare rooms and more vulnerable community members link up)

http://www.sharedlivesplus.org.uk

 

Soteria Network (A group in the UK that promotes medication-free residential accommodation for people experiencing psychosis or extreme states)

http://www.soterianetwork.org.uk

 

The Spiritual Crisis Network (The Spiritual Crisis Network acts as a resource for people with an interest in recovery from spiritual crisis)

http://www.spiritualcrisisnetwork.uk

 

State of Mind (Charity that uses sport to promote positive mental health)

http://www.stateofmindsport.org

 

Student Minds (A UK student mental health charity)

http://www.studentminds.org.uk

 

Students Against Depression (A website by students for students with mental health information and signposting)

http://www.studentsagainstdepression.org

 

Time to Change (Social movement run by UK charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness that aims to end mental health discrimination)

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk

 

Together (National charity that e.g. provides peer support training)

http://www.together-uk.org

 

Turn 2 Us (National charity providing financial support and information with help such as benefits entitlement advice)

http://www.turn2us.org.uk 

 

Voice Collective (London-based but UK-wide project supporting children and young people who hear voices, see visions and with more unusual beliefs)

http://www.voicecollective.co.uk

 

NCVO (NCVO champions the voluntary sector, helping volunteers and voluntary organisations)

http://www.volunteering.org.uk

 

Walking For Health (Walking For Health offers free, short walks every week)

http://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

 

Young Minds (UK charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people)

http://www.youngminds.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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