Oor Mad History (CAPS Independent Advocacy)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Adults aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • CAPS Independent Advocacy

Description

The purpose of this project is to enable people across the Lothians with mental health difficulties to use community history and arts to reclaim and promote the history of activism and collective advocacy by stimulating debate about mental health in a variety of creative ways, and to challenge stigma and discrimination.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Steering group meetings are arranged to suit the needs of the group. Weekdays only.

Contact Details

Lindsay Horton
Old Stables, Eskmills Park, Musselburgh EH21 7PQ

Social media:

Downloads


Oor Mad History leaflet
(477.03 KB 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
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Women

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