Advocacy. This independent mental health advocacy service in Camden supports people who have been assessed as lacking mental capacity to make important decisions and have no one to represent them. This may include people living with dementia or people with long-term mental health problems who do not have close friends or suitable support available to them. We also offer a wide range of factsheets on a range of mental health topics. Call 020 3317 7197, 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday.
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The Independent Heath Complaints Advocacy Service can help individuals make a complaint about a National Health Service (NHS), which covers all NHS funded treatment, this includes NHS hospitals, GP’s, Ambulance Services, District Nurses, Mental Health Services, Dentists, Pharmacists or Opticians. The service is free, confidential and independent to the NHS.
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Details of peer support groups for those aged 18 or above who are from African-Caribbean and Bangladeshi communities in Camden.
Our vision is for refugees and asylum seekers to have the freedom and opportunity to lead independent lives in a community, and our mission is to support refugees and asylum seekers in the London region, particularly those with mental health issues, to gain equal access to health and other essential services. We offer one-to-one befriending and advocacy, helping service users access services, integrate into the community and seek asylum. Many service users become volunteers.
If you need help making choices about your life, understanding your rights.... and to be heard
Are you unhappy with the care and treatment that you, or someone else, is currently receiving or has received from the NHS?
A forum where mental health services users, carers, individual advocates and advocacy organisations can meet Councillors, officers and other workers to see how services can be improved and developed. The topics are chosen by service users.