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Washer: Clinical Communication Skills

Chapter 11

Alcohol Concern
UK National Agency on alcohol misuse, includes a range of alcohol related resources and factsheets
www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

Drink Aware
An independent UK charity that campaigns to change people’s drinking habits for the better. Website includes a range of alcohol-related fact sheets.
www.drinkaware.co.uk

Stand to Reason
Stand to Reason is a UK based lobbying group fighting discrimination and stigma, challenging stereotypes and changing attitudes relating to mental health. Their website has more information about their campaigns.
http://standtoreason.org.uk/home

Sane
Sane is a UK charity that aims to raise awareness and respect for people with mental illness and their families, undertake research into the causes of serious mental illness and provide help and information to those experiencing mental health problems, their families and carers. Their website has a range of factsheets, research reports and other resources aimed at lay people and health professionals.
www.sane.org.uk/

Hearing Voices Network
A UK organisation started by patients and carers, which provides opportunities for people experiencing psychotic symptoms to talk about them.
www.hearing-voices.org/

Talk to Frank
UK government advice and information service about all drugs.
www.talktofrank.com

And related site specifically about cannabis:
www.knowcannabis.org.uk