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    On this page you will find links to other websites that you may find useful. Please be aware that Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust cannot be held responsible for the content and/or privacy practices of other web sites.

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    Alzheimer's Society - The Alzheimer's Society is the leading UK care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers.


    BBC Headroom - BBC Headroom aims to raise awarenes of the importance of good health and to destigmatise mental illness.


    CALM - CALM is the 'Campaign Against Living Miserably', for men aged 15-35.

    Carers UK - Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.


    Department of Health - The Department of Health (DH) exists to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England.

    Depression Alliance - The Depression Alliance is a charity for sufferers of depression.

    Disabledgo - On this website you will find detailed access information to thousands of venues across the UK and the Republic of Ireland: shops, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations, hotels, universities, hospitals and more.




    Healthy Minds - 'Healthy Minds' is a regional campaign to raise awareness of mental health issues with people of all age groups provided by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and NHS East Lancashire CCG.

    Heatwave Advice - From NHS Choices

    HOPE - Helping Others Progress Everyday - Community organisation that helps women who struggle with mental health problems, offering an online support group and a six week course designed to help with problems such as depression and anxiety.


    Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) - Relieving distress, transforming lives. People with depression and anxiety disorders are being offered more talking treatments, through significant Government investment in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme.


    MDF: The Bipolar Organisation - The chairty aims to help people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.

    Mental Health Foundation - The Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.

    Mental Health Helpline - The helpline is for anyone experiencing mental health problems and for family and friends. Call free and in confidence.

    Mind - Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.


    National Phobics Society (NPS) - NPS is a national registered charity - formed 30 years ago by someone who had agoraphobia - for those affected by anxiety disorders.

    NAVSM (National Association of Volunteer Service Managers) - Lancashire Care Volunteering Services is a member of NAVSM to ensure our volunteering programme follows best practice guidance to allow us to offer the best possible service.

    NHS Choices - Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.

    NHS Improvement - NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing NHS foundation trusts, NHS trusts and independent providers, helping them give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable.

    No Panic - No Panic is a voluntary charity which aims to support people who have panic attacks, phobias, obsessive / compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders.

    NSPCC - Childrens charity dedicated to ending child abuse.


    PAPYRUS - Young suicide prevention society.


    RCN health care assistants and assistant practitioners - Caring for you while you care for others.

    Red Rose Corporate Services (RRCS) - Red Rose Corporate Services (RRCS) is the first joint venture partnership of its type in England. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Ryhurst have formed, in RRCS, an independent company in which they are equal shareholders, with the aim of ensuring that the Trust has state of the art facilities to deliver modern mental health services in the future.

    Refuge - Advice on dealing with domestic violence.

    Relate - Relate provides counselling, sex therapy, relationship education and training to support couple and family relationships throughout life.

    Rethink - Rethink is the new operating name for National Schizophrenia Fellowship. Rethink provides a wide range of community services including employment projects, supported housing, day services, helplines, residential care and respite centres.

    Royal Cross Primary School - Lancashire's only school for deaf children.


    Sane - Mental health charity meeting the challenge of mental illness.

    Samaritans - Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.


    Time to Change - Time to Change is England's most ambitious programme to end stigma and discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems.




    Virtual Ward - The Virtual Ward by the National Institute for Mental Health is a place to share good practice between staff and people who use mental health services.


    YoungMinds - Information on child and adolescent mental health.



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