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Bloody Good Period

Bloody Good Period are partnered with 40 asylum seeker drop-in centres around the country, helping provide sanitary products.

They have a large supply of period products in their storage facility, and have providing them to anyone who needs them (particularly drop-in centres, refuges, homeless shelters and food banks). They are also supplying frontline NHS workers who are struggling to access period essentials.

Hey Girls

Hey Girls gives a box of product away to girls and young women in the UK from low-income families for every one box that’s sold.

Action on Addiction

Action on Addiction is a UK addictions charity.

They provide life-saving treatment for individuals and families affected by all kinds of addiction including alcohol, drugs (prescribed and nonprescribed), gambling, gaming, sex and love, and some food-related disorders.

For access their articles and videos, visit the website. 

Talk to Frank

Find out everything you need to know about drugs, their effects and the law. 

Go to Talk to Frank for facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today. 

Drink Aware

Drink Aware provides independent advice, information and tools to help people make better choices about their drinking.

If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available via Drink Aware. You can find some useful links and phone numbers on their website, as well as an online chat option. 

Alcohol Change

Alcohol Change can support you to access information and advice on alcohol during the Coronavirus outbreak,

This includes tips for managing your drinking, links to support you can access even while self-isolating, and guidance for professionals.

Africa Advocacy Foundation

Empowers individuals to take control of their health and wellbeing through accurate information, advice and guidance.

They provide safe, judgment-free and inclusive platforms for community members to discuss and engage in activities that promote healthy lifestyle choices. 

EACH Counselling and Support

EACH was established in 1991 as Ethnic Alcohol Counselling in Hounslow to address this gap. It was the first Asian specific community-based alcohol service to be established in the UK and a pioneer in the provision of culturally sensitive alcohol services.

 

 

Make A Difference Trust

The Make A Difference Trust is fighting HIV and AIDS one stage at a time. 

Their Crisis Fund is designed to provide support to those in the theatre industry who are experiencing unexpected financial distress as a direct result of Covid0-19.

Therapy for Black Girls

So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevents Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist.

This space, Therapy for Black Girls, was developed to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible.

Therapy for Black Men

Created so that men and boys of colour would have a dedicated place to find relevant mental health resources.

Therapy for Black Men strisp away the stigmatization associated with men of color regarding therapy in their communities at large.

MannMukti

MannMukti - Hindi for “mental liberation” - aims to encourage healthy, open dialogue of mental health issues among the South Asian community.

The site hosts a range of resources, including individuals’ stories, and podcasts. There is also a growing community on the site.

Podcast: The Friend Zone

Hosted by three friends - Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey, and Assante - The Friend Zone is a podcast exploring mental health and mental hygiene.

New episodes every Wednesday

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.

They also run an ecommunity - a online forum to access information and support. 

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK's leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. They are working to make sure all young people get the best possible mental health 

If the current news on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is making you feel anxious, concerned or stressed, read Young Minds advice on what you can do.

Mind

Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling.

Mind believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. They'll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.

Mind has built a Coronavirus Information Hub, which includes specific advice on what to do if you are worried about your wellbeing.

Rethink

Rethink are one of the largest charities providing care and support for those living with mental health conditions.

They have set up this online hub to provide practical support and information that is useful for people living with, or supporting people with mental illness.

Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust is the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain.

They have a range of information, online & phone support services.

Prepster

PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond.

In response to COVID-19, PrEPster have created an info hub about PrEP, sex, sexual and reproductive health, HIV, physical and mental health, and community, with links to partner orgs, services and information.

BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network have created videos in which Doctors explain Coronavirus in a range of South Asian languages. Click the link below to go to the video:

Diabetes UK

Coronaviruses can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with diabetes.

Everyone with diabetes, including those with type 1, type 2 and gestational, is at risk of developing a severe illness if they get coronavirus, but the way it affects you can vary from person to person. 

Access this frequently updated information page for people living with diabetes.

Sutton Help Yourself to Health

Help Yourself to Health are now operate their health support services online and via the phone.

You can speak to a health advisors in a variety of languages -  Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Arabic and Polish.

You can reach them by emailing hrch.hythsutton@nhs.net and letting them know your contact details.