SMH County Durham Advocacy

Advocacy

Unit 15
Crook Business Centre
New Road
DL15 8QX
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Monday - Friday :
9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday - Sunday :
Closed

County Durham Advocacy Service provides independent individual advocacy support and representation to service users. This involves ascertaining service users' wishes, feelings, beliefs, and values both verbally (for example during care review meetings or other care and support meetings) and in writing (for example writing letters on behalf of service users)
Specialist Mental Health advocacy provides advocacy to adults with a registered GP in County Durham and/or using mental health and/or social care services in County Durham who feel disadvantaged as a result of their mental health difficulties. The advocacy deals directly with issues relating to mental health treatment and care and cannot include such areas as benefits and financial matters. This service is free to access and independent of other services.

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