Independent mental health advocates are specialist advocates who help you understand your rights under the Mental Health Act and make sure your voice is heard in decisions about your care and treatment.
You can also ask for an Independent mental health advocate to see a patient if you are a nearest relative
Independent mental health advocates services for our patients
Most services depend on where your hospital, or the hospital overseeing your team, is based.
Ask a member of staff for details or select from the list below:
- Bethlem Hospital: Croydon MIND
- Lambeth Hospital: Community Support Network
- Lewisham Hospital (Ladywell Unit): POWHER
- Maudsley Hospital: POWHER (Southwark)
The National Youth Advocacy Service provides services for children and young people.