Purpose of the group
- To act as a forum for assessing the implications for people with mental health problems and their carers of any relevant proposed legislation which may impact upon them.
- To raise awareness and understanding of mental illness and mental health and wellbeing.
- To promote the rights of people with mental health problems and their carers, and help to ensure that the experience and views of these groups inform the political process.
- To campaign to reduce the stigma and discrimination experienced by people with mental health problems and work to improve public understanding of mental health issues.
Thursday 23 May 2013 – Committee Room 4 – 12.30pm
Next meeting: 23 May 2013
This meeting will be held at 12.30pm in Committee Room 4. This will be a joint meeting with the CPG on Epilepsy.
Association of Directors of Social Work
Association of Community Health Partnerships
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Big Lottery Fund
British Psychological Society
Depression Alliance Scotland
Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual/ Transgender Youth Scotland
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Nursing Forum
Mental Welfare Commission
Support in Mind Scotland
Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
Scottish Council on Deafness
See Me Scotland
The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland
The Royal College Speech and Language Therapists
The Royal College of Nursing
The Care Commission
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
The Salvation Army
Voices of Experience
Edinburgh Crisis Centre
Falkirk and District Association for Mental Health
Scottish Council on Human Bioethics