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Are there any advocacy services for people with mental health issues?

St Helens Advocacy Hub, delivered by N|compass Northwest provide advocacy support to local people accessing health and social care services. They can help people to understand their rights, find information, communicate with services and ensure that their voices are heard. They provide statutory advocacy in relation to the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act.
Telephone: 0300 3030 202 or complete the online referral form.

The United Kingdom Advocacy Network and Action for Advocacy can also provide further information about mental health advocacy and local services available.

Advocacy for support after rape or sexual abuse is available from RASASC and RASA.