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Local Self-Help & Support Groups

Leicester Time to Change. Meets 3rd Monday in the month 7.30 pm at the Exchange Bar, Leicester.

Depression Alliance. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month Bishop Street Methodist Church, city centre 7pm-8.45pm.

LAMP Direct. LAMP Direct is a community site bringing you all the latest mental health news for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Contact James Bartlett on 0116 255 6286.

Bipolar (Manic Depression) Self Help Support Group. Serves Melton and Rutland areas. Meetings are held every 3rd Saturday at Melton library. Phone 0845 434 9965. Email germain41@hotmail.com.

Living With Psychiatric Medicine Group. Meets alternate Fridays at Soft Touch Arts, 120a Hartopp Road, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Email lwpm@live.co.uk.

Recovery - helping people to recover through creative therapies. Vulcan House, Unit 36 Vulcan Road. Tuesdays 12.00 pm to 2 pm - art therapy, Fridays 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm - youth group sessions. Phone Liz Maitland on 0116 253 2073.

Network for Change. Offers person-centred support to anyone living in the city or county with a direct payment/individual budget. Contact Gemma Byford on 0116 247 0335, email gemma@networkforchange.org.uk or Darren O'Brien at darren@networkforchange.org.uk.

Alzheimer's Society. Carer and Information Support Programme. Phone 0116 231 1111 or email leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk.

Bright Sparks - Arts in Mental Health Group in partnership with LPT NHS Trust and Leicester City Council. Email tim.sayers@leicspart.nhs.uk or lydia.towsey@leicspart.nhs.uk.

Wigston Bipolar Self Help Group. Meets at The Kings Centre, Bull Head Street, Wigston, Leicester 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm.

Healthwatch Leicester - the consumer champion for health and social care services within the city

The Involvement Centre - Bradgate Mental Health Unit, on Glenfield Hospital site. Drop in centre for in/outpatients and carers. Open Monday to Friday 10.am to 4 pm. Phone 0116 225 2719.

Akwaaba Ayeh Advocacy Project. Provides advocacy service to support African/African Caribbean and South Asian people who experience mental health difficulties.

The People's Forum. Run by service users to represent all mental health service users in Leics and Rutland. Email peoplesforum@btconnect.com.

Carers' Action. Supporting carers of adults with mental ill health. Email carers-action@btconnect.com.

Labelled. Provides peer support for young carers. Drop-in centre at the Water Shed, Bede Island, Upperton Road, Leicester LE2 7AU Saturdays 12 pm to 2 pm. Facebook page www.facebookcom/LabelledCarers. Email labelledyoungcarers@hotmail.co.uk. Follow on @labelledcarers.

Carers Development Project - Oadby & Wigston Community Action. Assists carers to get the help available from community, statutory and voluntary sectors. Phone Sarah Lambrianou on 0116 281 0026 ext 25 or email.

CLASP. Support for carers of people with drug or alcohol problems in Leicester. Phone Jenny on 0116 251 0999 or email.

Support for Carers Leicestershire. Phone 0845 689 9510 or email Maureen.

Quality of Life. Service run by ex-drug and alcohol users in partnership with recovery practitioners. 7a Cumberland Street, behind John Lewis. Phone 0116 238 9977 and see facebook page facebook.com/qualityoflifeleicester.

Genesis Project. Led, run and managed by mental health serive users and carers. Supported by LAMP. Phone 0116 255 6286 or email genesis@lampdirect.org.uk.

Adocacy for complaints against LPT - LAMP 0116 255 6286, Fairdeal 0116 255 2052, Savera 0116 261 2837,

Adhar 0116 220 0070, Mental Health Shop 0116 247 1525.

Leicester City Alcohol and Drug Service. Paget House, 2 West Street, Leicester LE1 6XP. Phone 0116 225 6400 or email at feedback@leicspart.nhs.uk.

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