Tardive dyskinesia (TD)

Explains what tardive dyskinesia is, what causes it and what you can do to manage it.

Your stories

A first for everything: psychosis, mania, depression and being sectioned

Jamie blogs about her experiences and the importance of her family’s support.

Posted on 03/10/2014

People call me crazy - my film about schizophrenia

Juno blogs about why he decided to make a film about his experience of schizophrenia.

Posted on 14/11/2014

Stigma in my family

Louise recounts overhearing a relative saying something upsetting about her mental health.

Posted on 30/01/2015

Useful contacts

Who else could help?

Bipolar UK


0333 323 3880

Support for people with bipolar disorder and their families and friends.



The Dystonia Society


020 7793 3650     

Information and support for anyone experiencing dystonia (a type of tardive dyskinesia). Includes general information on how to manage movement disorders, support groups, a helpline and an online forum.



Hearing Voices Network


0114 271 8210
Information and support for people who hear voices or experience other unshared perceptions.



Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Information about herbal medicines registration and registered products.
Visit yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk to report side effects and withdrawal effects.

The National Tremor Foundation


Help, support and advice for anyone living with any form of tremor.



NHS 111


Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in England.



NHS Direct

0845 46 47

Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in Wales.


Parkinson's UK


0808 800 0303

Information and support for anyone affected by Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's symptoms. Provides information on anti-Parkinson's drugs and drug-induced parkinsonism, support groups and an online community.

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