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Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health seeks a fairer chance in life for people facing or living with mental ill health. We find ways of improving people’s life chances and breaking down barriers by putting high quality research into policy and practice. Changing Policy.  We have been changing and influencing mental health policy for 30 years and…

centred – together equal different (LGBTQ)

centred is a community organisation run by diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) people. Our main activities include: publishing, community events, networking, volunteering, LGBTQ history and heritage activities, and community infrastructure. Our work focuses on diverse LGBTQ experiences, especially where these intersect with experiences concerning race, gender, disability, deafness, age and minority faith. We…

Creation Trust

Creation Trust is dedicated to making sure that residents living on the Aylesbury estate in Southwark receive the benefits of the regeneration of the area. These benefits are not just new homes, schools, community facilities and a much improved park and open spaces, but the social and economic benefits of regeneration, such as employment, education…

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. A national charity aiming to relieve poverty and improve the living standards of disabled people.  Provides information on social security benefits and tax credits to disabled people,…

Healthwatch Lambeth

Healthwatch Lambeth is part of a national network of local Healthwatch organisations working to ensure your voice counts when it comes to shaping and improving local health and care services, now and in the future. Their aim is to address inequalities in health and social care and ensure local services are appropriate for our diverse…

Healthwatch Southwark

Healthwatch is here to make sure your views on local health and social care services are heard.  They are the independent champion for patient and public voice in improving health and social care. They bring people together to influence and improve services, share your experiences with them. They have places on various care boards and…

Homeless Link – Mental Health and well-being project

Homeless Link is currently working on a project, supported by the City Bridge Trust, to improve mental health services for homeless people across London. Their aim is to ensure that homelessness services are psychologically informed environments. This means creating an environment that fosters positive change in individuals by adopting a person centred approach which is…

Inquest

INQUEST  is a small charitable organisation with a staff team of eight and the only organisation in England and Wales that provides a specialist, comprehensive advice service to bereaved people, lawyers, other advice and support agencies, the media, MPs and the wider public on contentious deaths and their investigation. Their casework priorities are deaths in…

Intervoice – The International Hearing Voices Network

Web-based network of groups and individuals interested in developing practical approaches to hearing voices which recognise the value of individual experience and challenging the stigma associated with mental health diagnoses. Website provides online forum, news and information. They are also in conjunction with Hearing Voices Network. It an international organisation but they provide services across…

Liberty (The National Council for Civil Liberties)

Liberty is also known as the National Council for Civil Liberties. Founded in 1934, they are a cross party, non-party membership organisation at the heart of the movement for fundamental rights and freedoms in the UK. They promote the values of individual human dignity, equal treatment and fairness as the foundations of a democratic society. Liberty campaigns…

Mental Health Foundation

National organisation aiming to help people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems. Offers information, publications, reports, training materials and online services, leaflets, booklets, factsheets. Runs conferences and workshops. Promotes and finances research and development work, aims to influence policy and raise public awareness. The Mental Health Foundation also incorporates the Foundation for People…

Mind (The National Association for Mental Health)

Mind provides advice, information and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Supports around 200 local, independent affiliated Mind associations across the UK. Organises campaigns, conferences and training courses. Extensive range of books, leaflets, reports, factsheets and other publications available. Publishes a quarterly Mind Membership…

National Survivor User Network (NSUN)

NSUN  national network for mental health is an independent, service-user-led charity that connects people with experience of mental health issues to give a stronger voice in shaping policy and services. Provides information and practical support for user/survivor groups. Members have access to an online database of user/survivor run groups across the UK and there are local…

SANE

SANE’s vision is to raise public awareness, excite research, and bring more effective professional treatment and compassionate care to everyone affected by mental illness. SANE is a UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness. SANE has three main objectives linked to our aims and outcomes: to raise awareness and combat stigma about…

Stonewall Housing

Stonewall Housing is the specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) housing advice and support provider in England. We provide housing support for LGBT people in their own homes, supported housing for young LGBT people, as well as free, confidential housing advice for LGBT people of all ages. We also research and lobby for LGBT…

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is the UK’s leading professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Our membership includes over 7,800 individual therapists and more than 70 training and accrediting organisations. What we do UKCP is the quality mark for high standards in psychotherapy. We hold the national…

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