Mental Health Group Links

The following are links that are useful for Dietitians working in Mental Health

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) established in 1936 is the professional association of UK Dietitians.


Nutrition and Diet Resources UK (NDR-UK) provides ‘fit-for-purpose’ nutrition and dietetic resources for dietitians and other health professionals to use with the public to empower them to make changes to their diets to improve their quality of life.


The Freelance Dietitians site is a database of experienced registered dietitians who either provide expert dietary guidance to individuals privately or offer a wide range of nutrition services to organisations such as food companies, schools, care homes, workplaces, PCTs and health departments. Freelance Dietitians is a specialist group of the British Dietetic Association.


Beat is a national charity based in the UK. We provide information, help and support to people affected by eating disorders.


BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. We want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.


The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional body responsible for education, training, setting and raising standards in psychiatry.


Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.


National Autistic Society (NAS) is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.


The Down’s Syndrome Association is the only organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which supports people with Down’s syndrome at every stange of life.


The Disabled Living Foundation is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969.


Cerebral Palsy Symptoms aims to provide the public with accurate and up to date information on the many aspects of cerebral palsy and other birth injury complications.

Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both (STOMP)

The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability’s  ‘Healthy Eating, Healthy Living’ training pack is designed to encourage healthy eating as a way of life for people with learning disabilities. It was written by NHS Health Scotland and Glasgow Learning Disability Partnership and funded by the Scottish Government.


The Tayside Nutrition  website contains pictoral healthy eating resources.