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Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness, Independent Mental Health Advocacy, Care Act Advocacy and non-statutory advocacy.

Provide advice and support to people who have mental health issues or are concerned about their families and friends. Since 1972 they have been challenging attitudes and changing lives, helping people living with conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and more to recover a better quality of life.

The Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, debt, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment.

89 Albert Embankment , 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Area serviced:
Contact name:
Gemma Whitehouse
Job title:
Service Manager
Tel: 0121 522 7007
0300 5000 927
Opening times:
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Who is it for:
Older adults and adults with mental health conditions and issues
Disabled access:
How to apply:
telephone or email

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Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable older people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice