Oor Mad History (CAPS Independent Advocacy)

Who is this for?

  • Adults aged between 18 and 65 years old

Who provides this?

  • CAPS Independent Advocacy

Description

The purpose of this project is to enable people across the Lothians with mental health issues 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

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

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

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Downloads


Oor Mad History Leaflet
(606.51 KB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Creative
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Women

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