Mental Health Advocacy
Independent Mental Health Advocacy
Listening, Supporting and enabling
- Struggling to get your point across?
- Want to know your rights?
- Want to consider your options?
- Need someone on your side?
- Someone confidential and independent?
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham Provide Inpatient and Community Mental Health Advocacy
What does an Advocate do?
An advocate helps you to:
Express your views
Secure your rights
Represent your issues
Obtain the services you need
We offer one to one support, in private. The service is FREE, Confidential and Independent
We are here to support you and if you need it we can represent you.
We can help you by:
- Exploring your options
- Helping you to make informed decisions
- Resolving issues with your care and treatment
- Accessing information (eg Health records)
- Accessing other services
- Helping you to write letters and make phone calls
- Explaining the complaints process and progressing complaints
- Help you to understand your rights under the Mental Health Act
- Supporting you to prepare for a Care Act Assessment
- Supporting you in CPA meetings or tribunals
Our Advocate can go with you to
- Ward Rounds
- Care Programme Approach Meetings (CPA)
- Meetings appealing your section
- Medication reviews
- Discharge meetings (Section 117)
Everything you discuss with your advocate will be kept confidential within Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham, and our records are not available to hospital staff, social workers or other professionals.
We would only break your confidentiality if there was an immediate threat to yourself or others.
Feedback and Complaints
If you have any feedback, comments, suggestions or complaints please contact our main office 020 7510 1081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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