Mental Health Advocacy Project (West Lothian) SCIO
The Mental Health Advocacy Project (MHAP) provides an independent advocacy service for people with mental health and/or addiction problems who are resident or in hospital in West Lothian or in HMP Addiewell. MHAP offers individual and collective advocacy to adults and young people to help with a range of issues such as: detention, care and treatment, housing issues, family issues, benefits/financial issues, accessing legal assistance, etc.
We can also help people to access information about local groups, services and national groups. Our service is free of charge. Eligibility: Adults and young people resident or in hospital in West Lothian or in HMP Addiewell with a past or current mental health and/or addiction problem. Priority is given to those subject to: the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.
Mental Health Resource Centre, Strathbrock Partnership Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 5LH.
Monday to Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday: 9.00am - 3.00pm.
Adults and young people who experience mental health and/or addiction problems and are resident in the community or in hospital in West Lothian, or in HMP Addiewell.
Website: Mental Health Advocacy Project