Support

Recommended Resources

The Resource Directory lists these resources and more (under ‘Understanding Mental Health Services’ in the Topic Specific Information section) but some websites which you may find useful include:

As mental health services can vary so greatly in how they work and what they offer, it may be best to look at the individual NHS Trust website for more specific information.

For more specific information on the following, please click on the links:

Advance Planning: 
https://emahsn.org.uk/images/Advance_Planning_for_people_with_Bipolar_Disorder_FINAL.pdf

Advocacy: www.advocacyforall.org.uk/careact.php

The Care Act: www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk/money-and-legal/care-act-2014/the-care-act-an-overview.aspx

Mental Capacity Act:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/pages/mental-capacity.aspx

Mental Health Act: www.rethink.org/living-with-mental-illness/mental-health-laws/mental-health-act-1983

Triangle of Care: www.static.carers.org/files/caretriangle-web-5250.pdf

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