If you have difficulty understanding or remembering information when important decisions are being made that affect you, you may need the help of an advocacy service. The councils pages have information about how you can access an advocacy service and be assisted to express your own wishes and feelings.
A national charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes. They provide information, advocacy, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively.
National charity which aims to provide expert information, raise public awareness of digestive health and transform the landscape for research into the digestive system to help people affected by diseases of the gut, liver and pancreas.
A local charity with varied services that support children, families, young people, adults and older people. They are developed where a gap in existing services has been identified and help Sussex people live healthy and fulfilling lives.
Their aim is to provide high quality, flexible and personal support services for local people where and when they need it most. Their services aim to give individuals and communities the support they need to improve their quality of life and feel a part of a wider community.
A local charity that works to promote good mental health in Brighton and Hove. They seek to empower people to lead a full life as part of their community. The local directory has been designed to help individuals and professionals locate services and resources which directly or indirectly promote and support mental health and wellbeing. NHS, other statutory, voluntary and non-profit making organisations are all included.
A local mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans and queer people.
MindOut offer a rolling timetable of groups themed around different subjects and identities, including trans groups, non-binary groups, BAME groups, over 50s groups, under 30s groups, women's groups, bi groups, men's groups, and queer groups amongst others.
A charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local suppor. Their independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives by supporting, enabling, and empowering people to express their views and concerns and access information and services where needed.
A free, confidential and independent issue based advocacy support to adults with a physical and/or sensory impairment, including people who are deaf and hard of hearing. Their advocates help you have a voice, choice and control. They will help you look at your options and give you support.