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Tardive dyskinesia (TD)

Find information on what tardive dyskinesia is, what causes it and what you can do to manage it.

Mind's services

  • Mind's helplines provide information and support by phone and email.
  • Local Minds offer face-to-face services across England and Wales. These services include talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side is our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations for tardive dyskinesia​​

Bipolar UK

bipolaruk.org
Information and support for people affected by bipolar disorder, hypomania and mania. Offers a telephone peer support line, and an online peer support community.

The Dystonia Society

dystonia.org.uk
Information and support for anyone experiencing dystonia (a type of tardive dyskinesia). Includes a helpline, online forum and support groups.

Hearing Voices Network

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

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

mhra.gov.uk
Regulates medicines in the UK and runs the Yellow Card scheme for reporting side effects.

The National Tremor Foundation

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

NHS 111 (England)

111
111.nhs.uk
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people in England.

NHS 111 (Wales)

111 (Hywel Dda, Powys, Aneurin Bevan and Swansea Bay (including Brigend) Health Boards)
0845 46 47 (all other areas of Wales)
111.wales.nhs.uk
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in Wales. The contact number for this service differs depending on which area of Wales you are in.

Parkinson's UK

0808 800 0303
parkinsons.org.uk
Information and support for anyone affected by Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's symptoms, including support groups and an online community.

Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS)

nhs.uk/common-health-questions/nhs-services-and-treatments/what-is-pals-patient-advice-and-liaison-service
Offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters. You can find services by searching on NHS UK or asking a doctor or healthcare professional for their details.

This information was published in December 2021. We will revise it in 2024.

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