Connects families raising a disabled child.

Mind provides a range of services and support if you, or the person you care for is struggling with their mental health.  For example, some local Mind branches offer free counselling sessions for carers.

An online mental wellbeing community offering a free welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all.

The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place.

This website signposts to emotional support for parents and carers of children with special needs. Many parents of disabled children or children with special needs face additional associated challenges in practical, physical and emotional terms.

Counselling falls under the umbrella term ‘talking therapies’ and allows people to discuss their problems and any difficult feelings they encounter in a safe, confidential environment. The term can mean different things to different people, but in general it is a process people seek when they want to change something in their lives or simply explore their thoughts and feelings in more depth.

BACP can provide a list of accredited counsellors in your area.

 

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