Collective Advocacy (Advocard)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over with experience of mental health difficulties

Who provides this?

  • Advocard

Description

AdvoCard provides independent collective advocacy in the community for people with lived experience of mental health difficulties.

AdvoCard facilitates a collective advocacy group for those with lived experience of problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs). A collective voice can be stronger for campaigning and letting service providers and policymakers know what positive changes can be made. You could help make the journey better for everyone.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

332 Leith WalkEdinburgh, EH6 5BR

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Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Women

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