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Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

LAMPdirect | Mental Health in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

65 Regent Road
Leicester
LE1 6YF

Tel: 0116 255 6286
Fax: 0116 247 1073
E-mail: lamp@lampdirect.org.uk

LAMP is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote good mental health for everyone living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

LAMP believes that if you use mental health services, you should have a say in how those services delivered.

LAMP believes that if you are caring for someone in mental distress, you should be listened to and have your needs met.


Lamp offers the following services

  • Mental Health Advocacy for people of working age experiencing mental distress.
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) for people who have a legal right to specialist advocacy under the Mental Health Act.
  • Peer Advocacy, an informal service given by fully trained and supervised volunteers with personal experience of mental health services.
  • Carers' Advocacy for people looking after someone in mental distress.
  • Older People's Advocacy for people aged 50 and over experiencing mental distress. The service also offers mental health awareness training for care staff and advocacy for people in residential, nursing homes or supported living projects.
  • Mental health information on mental health. This includes a directory of mental health services and acces to leaflets.
  • Hosting of service user groups. This includes group advocacy, support, and training to help people find a common voice.


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Network for Change

150-152 London Road
Leicester
LE2 1ND

0116 247 0335
info@networkforchange.org.uk

We provide a range of specialist services designed to support and promote individual potential, promote independence and improve quality of life.

Based in Leicester, and operating across the county, Network for Change provides Supported Housing, Floating Support, Community Outreach and Resource Centre groups and activities. Our values and working practice focus on Recovery and person-centred approaches to enable wellbeing and potential.

Providing a range of services designed to meet the needs of adults whose mental health problems have impacted significantly on their quality of life to promote and support positive mental health and well-being by:

• Establishing hope inspiring relationships and environments
• Providing practical and emotional support as a basis for people to explore their own potential; broaden their skills, experiences and resources to make positive changes in their lives
• Challenging stigma, promoting positive identities, access and social inclusion for all those affected by mental distress.



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Leicester

Akwaaba Ayeh

40 Chandos Street
Leicester
LE2 1BL

0116 2471525
Akwaaba@akwaabaayeh.com

Our focus is to offer help, advice, support and information, to African-Caribbean and Asian people who experience Mental Health difficulties.

Akwaaba Ayeh’s main purpose is to help and empower Black (a collective term used to describe client groups who originate from South Asia (i.e.India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) Africa and the Caribbean, and their carers experiencing/living with mental illness, from the very acute to a mild emotional imbalance.

Advocacy is provided to the client groups identified above living in the City. Other services provided include:
  • Representation at Mental Health Review Tribunals, providing sufficient information as to enable choice, liaising with other related agencies.
  • Providing information, advice and guidance in relation to employment, training, finances and support.
  • Group sessions supporting individuals explore Mental Health, and what the term means to those group members, looking at ways to uphold positive Mental Health.

Alongside advocacy work, we also make provision and hold service user and carer group meetings. The Jambo Support Group (JSG) plays a vital role for Akwaaba Ayeh in that the JSG provides a direct service user consultation body regarding formulation of policy and service delivery.
 
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Willoughby Waterleys

Centre 88 Group

The General Elliot
Main Street
Willoughby Waterleys
Leicestershire

Contact:John Bird
T: 0145 528 4702

1st Thursday of each month, 7.30pm onwards.
A drop-in social group for carers of people with poor mental health.
 
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