The main emphasis here at Bad Mothers Club is on laughter, BUT… there may be times when life throws just a bit too much at you and you DO need sensible help. You Brilliant Bad Mothers do an excellent job of helping each other, but if you DO want a professional second opinion, try the following:
APNI – The Association for post Natal Illness – http://apni.org/
Telephone: 020 7386 0868
Provide support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness.
Increase public awareness of the illness.
To encourage research into its cause and nature.
BRAKE – www.brake.org.uk
PO Box 548, Huddersfield HD1 2XZ
Helpline for those affected by road crashes eg if you have lost a child in an accident: 0845-603-8570
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF ANGER MANAGEMENT – www.angermanage.co.uk
Tel: 0845 1300 286 – e-mail: email@example.com
FAMILY LINE – www.familyline.org.uk/
Telephone: 0808 800 5678
A freephone helpline that offers parents emotional support in times of difficulty. We help them to find solutions to problems ranging from depression, abuse, teenagers, relationships and divorce.
GINGERBREAD (For Single Parents) Tel: 0808 802 0925
MONEYMADECLEAR – www.moneymadeclear.org.uk
invaluable advice on day to day money management, pensions, savings and what to do if it all goes wrong.
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE – www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
Freephone 24 Hour Tel: 0808 2000 247
NSPCC – – www.nspcc.org.uk – Tel: 0808 800 5000
OVARIAN CANCER ACTION – www.ovarian.org.uk Tel: 0300 456 4700
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Latest news from OCA – Simple Symptoms Check List
FAMILY LIVES – www.familylives.org.uk
Tel: 0808-800-2222, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Refers callers to specialist organisations eg for domestic violence, and also offers Individual Telephone Support (ITS) a course of six consultations with the same counsellor.
RELATE (Relationship Counselling) – www.relate.org.uk – Tel: 0300 100 1234
SAMARITANS – www.samaritans.org – Tel: 08457 909090
SAVVY WOMAN www.savvywoman.co.uk SavvyWoman’s aim is straightforward: to help women everywhere get more from their money.
SHELTER http://england.shelter.org.uk/ (Free housing advice helpline) 0808 800 4444
ONE SPACE – www.onespace.org.uk
Support and advice for single parents.
THE TAVISTOCK CENTRE FOR COUPLE RELATIONSHIPS – www.tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/
120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA, Tel: 020 7435 7111
supporting couples · strengthening families · safeguarding children
The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is Britain’s leading provider of multidisciplinary postgraduate training in mental health, and a major regional provider of clinical services for people of all ages. The Trust has a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in the therapeutic treatment of complex and serious mental health disorders.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME – www.pms.org.uk
Tel: 0844 815 7311 – e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.