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Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association (SWEDA)

We’re a registered charity based in Street, Somerset and offer help and support (via a range of services) to those affected by eating disorders in Somerset and the surrounding counties.

www.swedauk.org

South Somerset District Council 

For local information relating to living and working in South Somerset.

www.southsomerset.gov.uk

South Somerset Voluntary & Community Action (SSVCA)

Exists to provide services, support and advice to the voluntary sector and to people who are in need within South Somerset and the surrounding area.

www.ssvca.org.uk

Advocacy in Somerset

Support for young people receiving support for mental health or drug and alcohol problems.

www.advocacyinsomerset.org.uk

National signpost information

Age UK

Is the UK’s largest charity working with and for older people.

www.ageuk.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous

Is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

The Citizens Advice service

Helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk 

Mind

Is the leading mental health organisation in England and Wales, providing a unique range of services through its local associations, to enable people with experience of mental distress to have a better quality of life.

www.mind.org.uk

Rethink

Is the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

www.rethink.org

Samaritans

Provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

www.samaritans.org

YoungMinds

Is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.

www.youngminds.org.uk

Counselling Directory

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Improving health, work and well-being

www.dwp.gov.uk/health-work-and-well-being

“Taking care of Business” (employers guide to mentally healthy workplaces)

www.time-to-change.org.uk

General information in mental health

www.bbc.co.uk/health/emotional_health/mental_health/index.shtml

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