South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health...a charity supporting people with experience of mental illness and people at risk of mental ill health. Become a member
People who have mental health issues will have at least once heard the phrase, ‘ah, you’ll be fine’ or ‘you’ll get over it’ and no matter how much you try to explain how you feel, some people just don’t understand. In the world we live in now it’s hard to understand...read more
South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health are a charity and company limited by guarantee.
The charity is overseen by a Board of Trustees, currently chaired by Maureen Turfrey. The Charity also has a membership of over 1000 people.
We invite people with an interest in mental health and mental health services within the six districts of South Staffordshire to become members
“To improve the quality of life for individuals in the six Districts of South Staffordshire who have personal experience of mental distress; by enabling user involvement, active representation and a campaigning voice”
“That everyone achieves independent mental wellbeing through awareness, representation and participation.”
To promote the interests and rights of people who use mental health services in the area.
To ensure the involvement of mental health service users in improving existing services and developing new ones.
Act as an advocate for improvements in local services to reflect the needs and interests of local communities.
Increase accessibility of information relating to local and national services relevant to mental health.
To promote service user potential and recovery through supporting access to self-development opportunities.
To actively increase general awareness of mental health, and to challenge stigma and discrimination of people experiencing mental illness
South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health
22 Bore Street
(Please note, meetings are by appointment only)