YACS – Health Conditions

If you are a Young Adult Carer and feel that you need to talk then please ring 01702 393933 or email us at info@southendcarers.co.uk.

If you do not want to talk to one of us at Southend Carers then you can access the following services who will provide you with information and support on a variety of topics related to mental health and well-being.

Health Conditions

The links below will give you access to free information and support on specific conditions which you may encounter during your caring role.

  • A-Z Mental Health manual – An A-Z manual of mental health disorders.
  • Dementia What is Dementia.
  • SCOPE – Information and guidance on individuals with Learning Disabilities.
  • Learning Disabilities – Overview of learning disabilities.
  • Autism – Information on Autism.
  • NACOA – Supports children who have been affected by parents’ alcohol misuse.
  • Narcotics Anonymous – Supports individuals suffering with substance misuse.
  • Personality Disorders – Overview of types of personality disorder, the signs, and the treatments.
  • Eating Disorders – Support for individuals and their family/friends who are suffering from eating disorders.
  • Schizophrenia Signs, symptoms and treatments of individuals who suffer from Schizophrenia.

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