Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
Alzheimer’s Society is a leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. The Society provides information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through its publications, National Dementia Helpline, website and more than 2,000 local services throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Their website includes information about different types of hallucinations that are sometimes experienced by people with dementia, and ways of responding to them.
National Dementia Helpline: 0300 222 1122
Alzheimer’s Research UK
Alzheimer’s Research UK is a leading dementia research charity specialising in finding preventions, causes, treatments and a cure for dementia. They also provide information on the different types of dementia, their symptoms and available treatments, and help people to understand the progress research is making.
Dementia UK is a national charity committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. Admiral Nurses are specialist mental health nurses who work within the National Health Service and other care settings and are supported by Dementia UK. They provide practical and emotional support to families affected by dementia.
Admiral Nursing DIRECT helpline: 0845 257 9406
Dementia web is an all-age dementia information resource for the UK. It aims to help people with dementia, their carers and health professionals find empowering information about dementia and the support and care services available to them in the UK.
Phone: 0845 120 4048 (24 hours a day)
Wales Dementia Helpline
Wales Dementia Helpline offers emotional support to anyone of any age, who is caring for someone with dementia as well as other family members or friends. The service will also help and support those who have been diagnosed with dementia.
Phone: 0808 808 2235
Text: ‘help’ to 81066
Alzheimer Scotland helps people with dementia, their carers and families. Their members include carers, relatives, people with dementia, professionals, groups and organisations.
24 hour Dementia Helpline: 0808 808 3000
Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specialising in the care of veterans' mental health. If you have served in the UK Armed Forces or know someone who has, you can call the Combat Stress 24-hour Helpline.
Whether you’re currently serving, or have served as a Regular or Reservist, you can use the Helpline. If you are a family member or carer worried about a loved one you can use it too.
If you have trouble sleeping, get flashbacks, feel depressed, get anxious sometimes, or just feel that something’s not quite right... please get in touch.
Helpline: 0800 138 1619
Talking2Minds was established with the sole purpose of helping those suffering from PTSD or other severe stress related conditions.
They aim to help as many people as possible and offer free Paradigm therapeutic programmes to those most in need within the UK.
General enquiries: 0791 712 6708
Course enquiries: Sharon@talking2minds.co.uk
ASSIST Trauma Care
ASSIST Trauma Care is a national charity providing support, information and counselling for people experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; who have been the victim of or have witnessed a serious crime; or who are suffering from traumatic bereavement by homicide. The service provided includes evidence-based trauma counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy and assessments.
Phone: 01788 560800
No Panic is a voluntary charity providing support to sufferers of panic attacks, anxiety disorders, phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Helpline: 0800 138 8889 (10am to 10pm everyday)
The Trauma Centre UK
The Trauma Centre UK aims to assist the healing process by offering a confidential service providing free help and advice 24 hours a day. They also provide a range of courses relating to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Phone: 01792 521063