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Advocacy Focus

When being heard is a struggle, we're on your side.  We can help you to be heard if you have a health or social care problem.

Area serviced:
Lancashire residents.
Telephone:
0300 323 0965
How to apply:
Please ring or visit website.
Sector:
Public

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Advocacy in all its forms seeks to ensure that people are able to speak out to express their views and defend their rights. Having a mental health problem or experiencing mental distress often means that your opinions and ideas are not taken seriously or that you are not offered the opportunities and choices you would like.
A condition giving rise to difficulties in acquiring knowledge and skills to the level expected of those of the same age, especially when not associated with a physical handicap