Lothian Education and Recovery Network (CAPS Independent Advocacy)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • CAPS Independent Advocacy

Description

Lothian Education and Recovery Network (LEARN) provides experience led learning opportunities about mental health which are free to all who are interested to attend. Advocacy is core to this project – the courses provide spaces for volunteers with lived experience of mental health difficulties to speak about their own experiences in order to educate participants and to challenge and inspire them to create change in their own lives.

You could join this project and use your own experience to educate others or you might want to attend a session to learn about others’ experiences.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Courses and meetings are at times to suit those involved. Weekdays only.

Contact Details

Anne O'Donnell
Old Stables, Eskmills Park, Musselburgh EH21 7PQ

Social media:

Downloads


LEARN leaflet
(1.11 MB pdf)


Type of support on offer:

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

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Creative
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Social groups

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