Support from condition-specific charities and organisations
Mobilise exists to support unpaid carers. That's what we do best. What we don't do is provide support and guidance related to specific conditions or illnesses.
With that in mind we've pulled together a list of some charities and organisations that can help with information about the condition of the person you care for and an opportunity to share experiences with others in a similar position.
List of organisations and charities that support specific illnesses or medical conditions
Autism (including Asperger's)
Bladder and Bowel
Bladder and Bowel UK
Bladder and Bowel Community
Brain and spine
Children with disabilities
Cerebra (supporting children with brain conditions)
Contact (supporting families with disabled children)
IPSEA (legal advice on special educational needs)
Sossen (legal advice for families with disabled children)
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis ME/CFS
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Functional Neurological Disorder
Motor Neurone Disease
Obesity Action Coalition
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Rare Chromosome Disorder
Raynaud's Disease or Scleroderma
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
Arni Stroke Charity
Syncope and Reflex Anoxic Seizures
Other organisations and charities that can help
If you, or someone you know, is having trouble with drinking, it may be helpful to take a look at the information, resources, local support and helpline offered by Alcoholics Anonymous.
UK Narcotics Anonymous help people who are misusing substances (prescribed or illicit) to look at support, recovery and treatment options. They also have a helpline on 0300 999 1212 (calls cost the same as standard landline calls and are included in mobile call allowances) , open from 10am to midnight everyday. NA members are people who have overcome their own issues with substances and are willing to help others.
More help around substance misuse:
Nacoa - Helping everyone affected by their parent's drinking.
Talk to Frank - Find out everything you need to know about drugs, their effects and the law. Talk to Frank for facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today.
Mobilise - we're by carers and for carers
Please get in touch with us, at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is an organisation we have missed.