Mind in Bexley provide free independent Advocacy for people with mental ill health aged between 18 and 65, who live in the London Borough of Bexley whether on a mental health section or not.
We provide a Formal Advocacy Service, both in the community and hospital settings.
Our advocates will work closely with you to enable you to have a say in how you wish to be cared for and if necessary, make a complaint.
Our advocates can also represent you at any hospital meetings you are required to attend such as ward rounds, mental health managers meetings and Mental Health Act Tribunals
Our advocates are independent of Social Services, Mental Health Services, and the hospital complaints procedure and the service is free to anyone who has a mental health illness and lives in the London Borough of Bexley
The advocate will direct you to the appropriate source of help (If you are on a mental health section please see IMHA page)
What the advocate does not do
Give their personal view point.
Our service is available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
For generic / community Advocacy, please contact the Recovery Service.