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Registered in England No. 6891337
Charity No.1135535

Hear Us,  Orchard House 15a Purley Road, 
South Croydon, CR2 6EZ 
020 8681 6888
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www.hear-us.org
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Hear Us; Croydon's Mental Health Service User Group


Hear Us
About Hear Us 
  To promote, educate, communicate and empower, for the benefit and interest of people affected by mental health issues

SLaM 24 hr
Information line:
Help line gives
information and
support to people
in Croydon with
mental health
problems.

0800 731 2864

SAMARITANS


A 24 hour service providing confidential emotional support to any person who are suicidal or despairing

020 8681 6666

A 24 hour confidential help line providing
advice and information on a range of health issues.

0845 46474

 

Hear Us is Croydon's Mental Health Service User Group which acts as a coordinating body to facilitate, and ensure service users involvement in, the planning, delivery and monitoring of mental health services in Croydon. Helping to improve the quality of the services commissioned and delivered in Croydon objectives The Hear Us Guide to Croydon's Mental Health and Wellbeing Services

  1. To relieve the needs of people living in the London Borough of Croydon and surrounding areas who have mental health problems by provision of services and advice
  2. To advance education about mental health for the public benefit in the London borough of Croydon and surrounding areas with the object of creating awareness and reducing the stigma attached to mental health
We attend regular committee meetings with South London and Maudsley Trust (SLAM) and Croydon Primary Care Trust (PCT), and other planning and monitoring meetings to represent the voice of service users by ensuring service user representation at these meetings. We are looking to recruit service users as volunteers to participate at these aforesaid meetings, please call us on 020 8681 6888 if you would like to get involved.
  • Represents the views of people that use the local mental health services in Croydon to service providers and commissioners.
  • Contributes to the local mental health promotion agenda, and promotes positive mental health within the local community.
  • Promotes mutual respect and equality of rights and opportunities, regardless of disability, with particular reference to local mental health service users and service survivors
  • To actively campaign with users on issues raised by users themselves.
  • To reach out to all service users to encourage and support participation in the Croydon User Council.
  • To actively oppose discrimination against service users in Croydon.
  • To support a user council in which to discuss and debate current concerns.
  • To offer service users a communication platform for the constructive exchange of ideas on issues affecting them.
  • To campaign for improvements in mental health services.
  • To provide a wide range of information about local/national services and issues that concern users of mental health services in Croydon, through our Newsletter and Web site

Hear Us
Orchard House
15a Purley Road
South Croydon
Surrey
CR2 6EZ

info@hear-us.org
020 8681 6888
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