To learn more about common issues that you might be struggling with, feel free to browse the following links and resources. Please note that I am not responsible for the content of external sites, nor do I necessarily support or endorse the products or services made available by third parties.
Al Anon Family Groups UK & Eire: Worldwide charity offering support to families.
Alcoholics Anonymous UK: Information about support groups around the country.
Alcohol Concern: Services available to people with alcohol-related problems.
Know Your Limits: Alcohol information from the Public Health Agency.
Anger Management: Information from BUPA.
Anger Management: Information from BBC Health.
Controlling Anger Before It Controls You: from the American Psychological Assocation
Dealing With Anger: Information booklet from Mind.
The Anger Habit: Self-help information and techniques.
Anxiety: Information from Wikipedia.
Anxiety Disorders: From the National Institute of Mental Health.
Anxiety, Panic & Phobias: From BBC Health.
Anxiety UK: Support for those experiencing anxiety.
Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Information resource from MedicineNet.com
Assertiveness – The Art of Saying No: Courses and resources
Assertiveness and self-confidence: how to build, boost and develop assertiveness.
Being Assertive: A self-help guide.
How to be assertive: A how-to video from Videojug.com
Improving Assertiveness: A guide from BUPA.
Bereavement & Loss
Bereavement: Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Coping with grief and loss: From HelpGuide.org
Cruse Bereavement Care: National charity offering support to those who are bereaved.
Dying Matters: Encouraging people to talk about their wishes towards the end of life.
The Child Bereavement Charity: Supporting families when a child dies.
Bisexual Information & Support
Bi.org: A web portal for the bisexual community.
Bi Community News: UK Magazine for Bisexual people.
BiNet USA: Support and web portal for the USA.
I think I’m bisexual: Support forum and discussion boards.
I think I might be bisexual, now what do I do?: Information for young people.
Samaritans: 24 hour helpline for people in crisis or distress.
All About Depression: Information and resources from the NHS.
Depression Alliance UK: Information and support throughout the UK.
Depression.com: Helpling you understand depression.
HelpForDepression.com: Provides a very comprehensive explanation of the various approaches and treatments for depression.
Domestic Abuse / Domestic Violence
Broken Rainbow: National UK helpline for LGBT people.
Domestic Abuse: Information and resources.
Men’s Advisory Project (MAP): Support for men experiencing domestic abuse.
Northern Ireland Women’s AID Federation: Support in N. Ireland.
Women’s AID: Helpline women and children be safe.
Eating Problems / Problems with Food
Beat Eating Disorders: Information for those having problems with food.
Eating Disorders Association Northern Ireland: Counselling and support in N. Ireland.
Eating Disorders Expert: Help and advice on all eating disorders.
Something Fishy: Articles about eating disorders and treatment options.
Finance & Debt Problems
Being Gay Is OK: Information portal and resources.
GLYNI: Youth group for gay, lesbian, & bisexual young people in Northern Ireland.
I think I might be gay, now what do I do?: Information for young people.
LGBTherapy: Personal development blog for LGBT people.
Pink Therapy: Counselling and training on sexual orientation issues.
Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality: Information from the APA.
The Rainbow Project: Counselling and support organisation in Northern Ireland.
About HIV: Information from Wikipedia.
HIV/AIDS: Informtion from BUPA.
i-base: HIV treatment information base.
Terence Higgins Trust: Information on HIV and other STIs.
The HIV Support Centre Belfast: Helpline service and support groups.
Personality Disorders: General information from Wikipedia.
Self-Esteem & Confidence
Sexual Abuse & Rape
WhyQuit: information and resources for anyone wanting to kick the habit.
Understanding Stress: from helpguide.org
Substance Misuse & Recovery
Frank: Support and information on drugs and substance misuse.