Mind – for better mental health www.Mind.org.uk
Is the mental health charity for England and Wales. It tries to make sure that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support they need, the respect they deserve and that they don’t have to face the problem alone. They work in partnership with over 160 local Minds to provide a range of services tailored to the needs of their local community. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Local minds in Herts include: Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Borehamwood, Ware, Waltham Cross, Bishops Stortford. They offer a wide range of information on mental health topics, training courses, and informative booklets and a Legal Advice Service on Mental Health related law.
POhWER – 0300 456 2370 (9am – 5pm)
Offer independent advice about the law on mental health
Rethink Mental Illness www.rethink.org
Rethink Mental Illness is a charity that believes a better life is possible or millions of people affected by mental illness. For over 40 years they have brought people together to support each other. They run services and support groups across England that change people’s lives and they challenge attitudes about mental illness. All their work is governed by people who have lived through mental illness. They offer up-to-date information on a wide range of Mental Health issues including – conditions, medications, symptoms, treatment and support. Mental Health Law, Living with Mental Health and much more.