Education as Advocacy (CAPS Independent Advocacy)

Who is this for?

  • Adults aged between 18 and 65 years old

Who provides this?

  • CAPS Independent Advocacy

Description

Education as Advocacy 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 issues 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

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

CAPS Independent Advocacy
Norton Park Centre, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY

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Type of services on offer:

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

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