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Self Help Groups

  • Acnehelp

    Acne Help is a site which aims to help acne sufferers, and has common sense information about acne, accutane, roaccutane, and other treatments for this unpleasant and psychologically damaging disorder.
  • Action Against Alopecia

  • British Association of Dermatologists

    The British Association of Dermatologists is primarily a professional organisation involved in research and education for dermatologists (skin specialists). Their website, address above, does include information for patients on the following skin conditions. These are also available as leaflets and...
  • British Association of Skin Camouflage

    The British Association of Skin Camouflage (BASC) was formed in 1986 by Joyce Allsworth as a result of the realisation to promote, support or further the remedial techniques of camouflage for the relief of those who need to be restored to confidence in a normal appearance and thereby to help...
  • British Skin Foundation

    The British Skin Foundation is a registered charity committed to raising funds for skin disease research. Working closely with the British Association of Dermatologists the foundation is the only charity dedicated to supporting dermatologists and skin science.
  • Caring Matters Now

    Caring Matters Now has the following aims: To support families suffering with congenital melanocytic naevus. To raise awareness of the condition, especially among medical professionals. To raise funds to keep the group running and to fund research for congenital melanocytic naevus...
  • Cold Sore Advice Line

    The Herpes Viruses Association supplies up to date information on herpes simplex virus and its treatment, both medical and complementary, to the media, health professionals and the public. This viral skin condition is known as cold sores (on face), whitlows (on fingers) or 'herpes' on genitals or...
  • DebRA - Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association

    DebRA is the national organisation working on behalf of people whose lives are affected by all forms of epidermolysis bullosa (EB). In addition to funding research into the condition, DebRA offers a range of services for people affected by EB. DebRA's Aims are: To provide continuing services...
  • Hairline International - The Alopecia Patients Society

    Helps people who lose their hair for any reason. Information on wigs and hairpieces, current treatments and research. Hairline International 39 St. Johns Close Knowle Solihull West Midlands B93 0NN Tel: 01564 775281
  • Ichthyosis Support Group

    The Ichthyosis Support Group (ISG) was formed in 1997 by people impacted (in some way) by ichthyosis to create a network of parents, sufferers and medics to help individuals and families affected by the condition.