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.
12 June 2014 at 12.30pm in CR2
24 September 2014 at 5.30pm in CR5
4 December 2014 at 12.30pm in CR4
Next meeting: 26 March 2014
This meeting will be held at 5.30pm in Committee Room 4.
RCPsych in Scotland (Secretariat)
Addressing the Balance
Action on Depression Scotland
Action in Mind
Association of Directors of Social Work
Association of Community health partnerships
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Big Lottery Fund
British Psychological Society
Counselling and Psychotherapy Scotland
Health in Mind
LGBT Youth Scotland
Mental Health Foundation Scotland
Mental Health Nursing Forum
Mental Welfare Commission
Princess Carers Trust
Scottish Council on Deafness
Scottish Institute for Human Relations
Turning Point Scotland
Support in Mind Scotland
Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
Royal College of Nursing
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
The Care Commission
Scottish Perinatal Mental Health Forum
Division of Clinical Psychology in Scotland
Human Development Scotland
Division of Counselling Psychology in Scotland (British Psychological Society Scotland)
Autism Rights Scotland
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems