Helpful Resources

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The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) is the professional association and registered trade union established to represent the interests of all UK pilots. The association holds the largest collective resource of commercial pilot qualification and experience in the UK.

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The CAA regulates and implements medical requirements for professional flight crew, private pilots, air traffic controllers and cabin crew. Visit their site to search for an Aeromedical Examiner or find further resources to download.

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GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same.

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GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. Our expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.

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Headspace is an online resource which promotes mindfulness and practical meditation techniques by web resources and podcast. Widely used within the pilot community it can help with a wide range of scenarios, including sleep and resilience. 

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Mind is a UK based charity which aims to provide support and advice for all mental health problems. Mind is a great resource and provides immediate advice and support. 

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National Debtline a debt advice charity, with experts who care. Free help and advice on dealing with your debt in England and Wales. Call 0808 808 4000.

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Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and your family tips on healthy living.

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Project Waypoint is an online resource for pilots. It seeks to address mental health topics within aviation as well as the psychological impact of specific aspects of the job (e.g. SIM Anxiety). At present you can view the demonstration topic of Depression. 

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Our Advice Service offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care & treatment. 

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The Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the UK and Ireland. You can access them through their confidential helpline or website.

Contact the UK’s leading debt charity to get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts.

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Swedish Air Line Pilots Association (SPF) is an independent trade union confederation for all civilian professional pilots. SPF promotes safety, quality, good working environment and improvements in collective agreements concerning salaries’ and general conditions. 

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Transport Styrelsen is the Swedish Transport Agency

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