Revolutionaries fighting
for better emotional
& physical health

Nationella instituten för stress, ångest och depression

National Institutes for Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Na h-Institiúidí Náisiúnta um Strus, Imní agus Storm

Revolutionaries
fighting for better
emotional
health

Nationella instituten för stress,
ångest och depression

National Institutes for Stress,
Anxiety and Depression

Na h-Institiúidí Náisiúnta um Strus,
Imní agus Storm

We are currently overhauling and updating our website to reflect our research on testing for the coronavirus and the support we are providing to people affected by COVID-19

Who are you?

NISAD – The National Institutes for Stress, Anxiety and Depression are 7 foundations, associations and research centres working to a common goal.

What sort of people do you help?

We help everyone who has a condition that people “get” – and many with a condition that they “catch” – including new monitoring for epidemic causing viruses and the antibodies that fight them.

What do you do?

We are experts at behaviour change.
With us, people change what they do and don’t do, so they are more likely to live longer and live happily.

Where can I get help?

You can be anywhere. We’ll get you help!

Type2Club

Because Type2 Diabetes is a disease that can be reversed, with successful behaviour change, NISAD.ngo also runs a non-governmental organisation to support and advise people with or concerned about it.

Where on Earth…?

We can help anyone, anywhere – but why not come and see our research centres?

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OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE…

We believe that emotional support is as vital to our wellbeing as physical healthcare.

Therefore, it has to be available to everyone: Locally, and at a price that is affordable for all.
We believe the separation of emotional and physical health is a major hindrance to getting better.
Therefore NISAD works in both.

Our revolutionary clinics and programmes

We don't just work with stress, anxiety, depression and body-fat. Find out about all our ELK-Health clinics and programmes.

Anxiety

Alleviating the distress of anxiety so we feel we can cope again.

Anxiety

Alleviating the distress of anxiety so we feel we can cope again.

We are revolutionaries

Fighting for better emotional and physical health

Globally. Locally. Affordably.
Join the revolution!

BFM - Body-Fat Management

Size is not about weight. Throw away the scales! The revolutionary NoWeigh programme.

Story-based Therapy

Humans have always told stories to pass on learning. With this approach, we can find learning new skills easier.

Depression

Depression can rob us of all hope. Let's take our lives back.

Stress

Feeling too much pressure? We can learn to skilfully manage our stress.

The story of Erik the elk

Erik is the star of a lot of our animations. Find out about Erik's story and ELK-Health.

Health challenges are like buses

-often more than one comes along at once.
We look at the whole story. Why do we study what we study?

Where on Earth...?

We can help anyone, anywhere – but why not come and see our research centres?

CalmBaby

Stress in pregnancy is a modern challenge that requires specialist treatment.

The latest research and the work we're doing

The latest research and the work we're doing

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What makes us different?

We bring together some of the most exciting research materials on these debilitating conditions

 Anxiety
Too much body-fat
Depression
Memory-related conditions
Poor sleep
Excess-stress
Too much stress during pregnancy
Type 2 Diabetes
Unsatisfactory relationships at home and at work

and produce innovative programmes, apps and games backed by the very best clinical support.

We are professional clinicians and scientists passionate about innovation and affordability:

We think outside the box and create programmes of care that everyone can access.
We are committed to sponsoring affordable, specialist clinics, always available locally, that provide direct support to people on our programmes.

We won’t stop until everyone on the planet has access to the programmes and the supporting clinics.

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