Useful Links

Refugee Action
Refugee Action's Essential Purpose They work with refugees to build new lives. They are there throughout the difficult and complex asylum journey. By empowering people through information and advice they help them to make the right decisions about their future. And won’t stop until there is an asylum system which treats everyone fairly, respects people’s human rights and leaves no one destitute. Who Do They Support? The people they support have challenged injustice, stood up to oppression and courageously left their homes behind to escape violence and even death. They are the heroes of human rights. And they deserve to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect.Get Help & Advice Refugee Action can give you advice about claiming asylum, the asylum process, asylum support and assisted voluntary return. In some cases, can also help if you are a refugee community organisation. Contact Refugee Action 0207 952 1511
Rehab 4 Addiction
Established in 2012 by Oliver Clark, Rehab 4 Addiction is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction. Rehab 4 Addiction works closely with rehabilitation centres and outpatient clinics throughout the United Kingdom and the admissions team match a patients’ addiction with an appropriately placed rehabilitation centre. National Helpline 0800 140 469 - Available 24/7
Relate are a source of support Their services include Relationship Counselling for individuals and couples, Family Counselling, Mediation, Children and Young People's Counselling and Sex Therapy. They also provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important stages in their relationships. They have a network of Relate Centres across the UK and a group of licensed local counsellors that provide face-to-face counselling and support. We also provide phone, email and Live Chat counselling so you can choose the support that works for you. Their relationship help pages offer practical tips, guides and videos to help you manage common relationship issues such as sex, separation and divorce, and parenting. Telephone: 0300 100 1234
RNS Publications
RNS Publications have been working with Hospitals and Hospices for over 20 years to develop and supply quality free of charge bereavement booklets that are tailored to your organisation.

For more information regarding this service call 01253 832400 or visit our website
Road Peace
RoadPeace Helpline for Road Crash Victims: 0845 4500 355 Emotional support The aftermath of a road crash can be devastating, both physically and mentally. At RoadPeace they understand that talking to someone who has been there and survived, can often provide a lifeline. Emotional support may involve : talking to a helpline volunteer finding a befriender taking part in a resilience building support programme They also have good relationships with other organisations that help the bereaved and injured and are often able to find additional local avenues of support through them.
If something's troubling you, then get in touch. The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Telephone: 08457 90 90 90 (UK) Write to the Samaritans at: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, Chris, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA The Samaritans provide confidential, emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
SAMM (Support after Murder & Manslaughter)
HELPLINE - 0121 471 1200 SAMM is a national UK Charity (No 1000598) supporting families bereaved by Murder and Manslaughter. We also provide advice and training to many agencies on issues relevant to the traumatically bereaved. If you have been bereaved by murder or manslaughter you may find it difficult to make the first call, regardless of how long it is since you were bereaved. Perhaps you can ask a family member, a friend, or your Police family liaison officer to make the call on your behalf. Support After Murder And Manslaughter SAMM have no membership fee; we are supported by charitable trusts, individuals, business and industrial donations and by members fundraising activities. Please note our database of members is absolutely confidential and will not be revealed to anyone. Please – do not feel you are alone. You will talk to people who will care for you, and understand your grief, all our SAMM volunteers are themselves bereaved as a result of homicide.
SANDS (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death)
Sands supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. They offer emotional support and information for parents, grandparents, siblings, children, families and friends, health professionals and others. Telephone: 020 7436 5881
SCARD (Support & Care After Road Death & Injury)
Losing a loved one or friend or being seriously injured is devastating. If you are browsing our site, the probability is that you are suffering because of an incident on the roads. If you have lost a loved one or have been seriously injured and feel that no one understands and you need to talk, you have come to the right site. Please ring the Help Line on 01484 400092 if you feel that speaking to someone will help. The line is open 9am to 9pm 365 days a year. All calls are charged at local rate no matter where you are in the UK. If you are unable to find what you need on this web site, please let us know and they will do their very best to help. Remember - they are only one call away.
Scottish Families affected by Alcohol & Drugs
Bereavement Support Service Have you lost a loved one due to a drug-related death in the last 3 years? Would you like someone to talk to? Scottish Families offers a FREE and confidential support service to provide you with listening and emotional support in the immediate period after the loss of your loved one and, if appropriate, we can arrange up to 6 face to face counselling sessions for you. We can also give you information about local peer support groups to meet together with people who have experienced a similar loss. How to access the service Contact our Helpline 08080 101011 (free from landlines and mobiles) Monday to Friday 0900-1700 hours. Outwith these times you can leave a voicemail message and you will receive a callback from our Bereavement Support Team within 48 hours. You can also email You will receive your initial telephone appointment from our Bereavement Co-ordinator within 5 working days of making contact with the Helpline.

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