Mental Health

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UK sources of information and / or support

Patient UK has information leaflets on a wide range of mental health conditions and an extensive directory of patient support and self help groups for mental health conditions. In addition, our extensive web directory lists many sites which provide information and support on specific conditions (such as depression, schizophrenia, etc.)

The following are some general resources on mental health:

Mental Health

Information from the Department of Health.


One of the leading mental health charities in England and Wales. They work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

Rethink Mental Illness

A leading mental health charity, working to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

Work and Mental Health

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Mental Health

Information from NHS Choices. 

Mental health services

Information from NHS Choices. 


Information from NHS Choices.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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Last Checked:
15 December 2011

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