Mental health

Challenging Behaviour Foundation
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation has useful information and advice about mental health issues.

Estia Centre
The Estia Centre is a training, research and development resource for those who support disabled adults with additional mental health needs.

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (FPLD)
FPLD produces The Mental Health of Children And Adolescents with Learning Disabilities in Britain and Friends for Life – Learning Disabilities. 

Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability
The Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability aims to promote best practice in the training of professionals working in the field.

Judith Trust
The Judith Trust describes itself as "closing the gaps for all those with Learning Disabilities and Mental Ill-Health".

Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health.

Mental Health Matters
Mental Health Matters provides support with partner organisations to help people move on to independent living whenever possible.

Mind
Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society provides a helpline and advice on issues about mental health for people with autism spectrum disorders, their families and professionals.

Partnership for Children – Zippy's Friends
Zippy's Friends is a programme that helps young children to develop coping and social skills. It runs in primary schools and kindergartens in 28 countries. Zippy's Friends for Special Needs is available for schools.

Respond
Respond uses psychotherapy, advocacy, campaigning and other support to work with children and adults who have experienced abuse or trauma.

Young Minds
Young Minds is a charity committed to improving the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people.

Contact our helpline

Learning disability and autism

If you want to talk about something specifically related to learning disabilities and autism, this is a great place to share it.

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