Mental health disorders take many different forms and affect people in different ways. Schizophrenia, depression and personality disorders are all examples of mental health problems. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia generally develop in old age, whereas eating disorders are more common in young people.
The website of the Mental Health Foundation outlines the charity’s work in research, policy, service development and service user involvement. The site offers information and publications to download on research, good practice in services and on mental health problems and key issues.
Medway Alcohol Services provide community based specialist services for people who need more intensive forms of help for their alcohol misuse disorders.
Talk to FRANK for friendly, confidential, and honest advice on drugs.
Alzheimer’s Disease – An information sheet helping to understand more about Alzheimer’s Disease.
Alzheimer’s Society – Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia. Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Depression – An information sheet helping to understand more about the causes, treatment and understanding of Depression
Mental Health Foundation Founded in 1949, 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
Mind Mental health charity providing advice and support on a number of mental health issues.
These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.