Schizoaffective disorder

Explains what schizoaffective disorder is, including its symptoms and causes. Gives advice on how you can help yourself and what types of treatment and support are available, as well as guidance for friends and family.

Your stories

Self care for schizoaffective disorder

Claudia shares what living with schizoaffective disorder is like, and explains her self-help techniques.

Claudia
Posted on 20/05/2019

Schizoaffective disorder and Me

Charlotte talks about her journey with Schizoaffective disorder from when she was 14 years old.


Posted on 24/05/2017

My experience with psychosis

James' psychosis was the scariest period of his life, but with the right support he's living a happier life

James
Posted on 03/08/2018

Useful contacts

Who else could help?

Bipolar UK

0333 323 3880
bipolaruk.org
Information and support for people affected by bipolar disorder, hypomania and mania.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

0161 705 4304
babcp.com
Information about cognitive behavioural therapy and related treatments, including details of accredited therapists.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

01455 883 300
bacp.co.uk
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.

Carers UK

0808 808 7777
carersuk.org
Advice and support for people caring for someone else.

Hearing Voices Network

hearing-voices.org
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unshared perceptions, including local support groups.

Intervoice

intervoiceonline.org
International network for people who hear voices.

Mood Diaries

medhelp.org/land/mood-tracker
moodscope.com
moodchart.org
moodpanda.com
Some examples of mood diaries - many more are available. Mind doesn't endorse any particular one.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

nice.org.uk
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.

Samaritans

116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]
samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk.

SANEline

0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day)
sane.org.uk
Support for anyone affected by mental health problems.


This information was published in May 2019. We will revise it in 2022.


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