line: 0131 313 8777 or
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often talks about people with a "mental disorder". That term can
cover lots of different conditions.
Here you can
find an overview of some of the most common conditions. Many people
will have more than one condition- and many more will have a
diagnosis that is not listed here. Of course, every person is an
individual and whatever condition they are diagnosed with is just
part of their identity.
Here you can find an overview of some of the most common conditions. Many people will have more than one condition- and many more will have a diagnosis that is not listed here.
We all tend to get more forgetful as we get older. But dementia is different. It is a brain disease which often starts with memory problems, but goes on to affect many other parts of the brain.
People with learning disabilities have a significant, lifelong condition that started before adulthood (age 18) that affected their development and which means they need help through daily life.
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them.
Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of acquired brain injury and alcohol-related brain damage.
If you are worried that someone is suicidal, ask them. If you are thinking about killing yourself, talk to someone. Find out more.
We provide information and advice on rights and welfare in
mental health, learning disability and related conditions. Call
0131 313 8777 or 0800 389 6809
for service users and carers.