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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.

Phone:

01506 857230 

Fax:

01506 852954 

Address:

Mental Health Resource Centre, Strathbrock Partnership Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 5LH.

Times:

Monday to Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday: 9.00am - 3.00pm. 

Disabled facilities:

Yes 

Eligibility:

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.

Further info:

Email: Mental Health Advocacy Project

Website: Mental Health Advocacy Project