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The Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Portal is a
new free web site
The Portal aims to be a worldwide, interactive,
personalised forum for the sharing of information by people whose lives
are touched by mental health problems and/or learning disabilities. This
includes people with mental health problems or learning disabilties, their
parents, friends, carers, educators and therapists, as well as researchers,
legislators and volunteers. If you are interested in getting up-to-date
information about these issues, with the latest news items posted each
week on your personal notice board, please register now.
"All about mental health" - although this is
not a user-centric site and misses some points as a result, often many
crucial points relating to the mental health services and inherent problems
--------Highly Recommended and highly "user-centric"
The Mental Health Foundation is the leading UK charity
working in mental health and learning disabilities.
With pioneering research and community projects we aim
to improve the support available for people with mental health problems
and people with learning disabilities.
Information about our work with people with learning disabilities can
be found on the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities website
(The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities is part of the
Mental Health Foundation.)
Mind are pretty much the original front-runner mental health organisation.
This link takes you to the central headquarter website and you can find
links to your local affiliate from there.
for Mental Health is an active campaign to stop the stigma and discrimination
surrounding Mental Health.
entitled "The World Federation for Mental Health"
the quality of mental health services.
the stigma associated with mental and emotional disorders.
the human rights of persons defined as mentally ill.
mental/emotional illness, distress and less than optimal function, both
in general populations and in vulnerable groups at risk.
widespread mental health issues, and encouraging international, national
and local campaigns for public education.