You are here

Rethink Mental Illness - advocacy and training

Currently open
Currently closed
Monday - Friday:
Saturday - Sunday:
This service is free
What do we offer? 


This independent mental health advocacy service in Camden supports people who have been assessed as lacking mental capacity to make important decisions and have no one to represent them. This may include people living with dementia or people with long-term mental health problems who do not have close friends or suitable support available to them.  We also offer a wide range of factsheets on a range of mental health topics.

Call 0300 790 0559, 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday.


If you live, work, study or volunteer in either the borough of Camden or Islington, the following free training courses are available: Mental Health First Aid (two days) and Youth Mental Health First Aid (two days). Full details at The following courses can also be delivered in the work place: Mental Health Awareness (one day) and Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers (one day). Read about workplace training and contact Rethink to find out more about the individual courses, on 020 7840 3069, 89 Albert Embankment, SE1 7TP. For employers, there's also a toolkit to help you promote good mental health among your colleagues.


Rethink now offer self advocacy courses for groups of up to 12 which can be booked by contacting
Rethink offer IMHA, Care Act, IMCA and IMCA Dols as well as a volunteer led generic advocacy service for people with mental health problems and older adults.


Who should use this service? 
Advocacy. People who have been assessed as lacking mental capacity to make certain important decisions and who have no appropriate person to represent them.
What is the referral process for this service? 

By email or telephone using the contact details opposite.

We can help with