Where to find help
When my eczema was really bad, I spent hours online looking for who could help my condition. I hope this list saves you a little time....
Lots of love, Camille xx
Sometimes we need to know someone is listening, or want to find the right healthcare professional. These sites are dedicated to supporting people with eczema all over the world.
National Eczema Society UK
Helpline: 0800 089 1122
British Association of Dermatologists
The American Academy of Dermatology
Eczema Association Australasia
The National Eczema Association for Science and Education USA
National Skincare Center Singapore
Some people like to use herbal remedies to treat their skin condition. It’s important to find a reputable herbalist, and the links below can help you source a professional.
National Institute of Medical Herbalists UK
American Herbalists Guild
Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia
Neuro Linguistic Programming
NLP is a way of exploring and changing the way we think and feel. Along with hypnotherapy, some people find it useful as a tool to think more optimistically, which in turn can help control eczema. These links can help you find a registered professional and resources.
Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming ANLP - UK
International Guild of NLP
British Institute of Hypnotherapy and NLP
Having eczema can often go hand in hand with feeling anxious or depressed. It really is important to seek help if you’re feeling like this, and these resources are a great source of support.
Infoline: 03444 775 774
Text: 07537 416 905
Digital online therapy service available
Infoline: 0300 123 3393
Online chat service available
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Mental Health America
Helpline: 1-800- 273- TALK
Or text MHA to 741741
Naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine, which uses natural and holistic methods to encourage self healing. If you’re interested in this approach, these sites can help you find out more or source a registered naturopath.
General Councils and Register of Naturopaths
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Australian Naturopathic Practitioners Association
Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine
If you have a food allergy, this could be making your eczema worse. Wherever you are in the world, these organisations can there to help.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Food Allergy Canada
Health Direct Australia
The right nutrition plays a big part in looking after your skin. It could be that you need a little professional guidance... I’ve find these sites really useful.
Association for Nutrition UK
Eat Right. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics USA
Dietitians Associations of Australia
Paying attention to your nutrition is important, but if you feel that you are becoming obsessed you may have an eating disorder and you need to seek help to get yourself back on track. Here are some great places to find support.
Beat Eating Disorders UK
Helpline: 0808 801 0677
National Centre for Eating Disorders UK
Helpline: 0845 838 2040
Eating Disorder Hope - USA
National Eating Disorder Information Centre - Canada
Helpline (toll-free): 1-866-633-4220
National Eating Disorders Collaboration Australia
Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders (Australia)
Helpline: 1800 334673
Sports & Fitness
Keeping on the move is vital for good health (and good skin). Here are just a couple of the sites I’ve found really helpful.
Get back into sports - UK