What we do Independent Advocacy is a registered Charity, operating across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull delivering a range of services to Mental Health service users in hospital and in the community. Duty to influence statutory services to improve meeting needs on a person centred basis. Support for those people in detention under the Mental Health Act. To understand their status and exercise their rights. Support for people in mental health distress in the community to understand and exercise their rights. We run a number of ‘drop ins’ across the area for those with severe and enduring disorders and those with others with mental health distress. We facilitate Peer Support groups, promoting Self Advocacy for our service users. We are active members of Community Partnership Hubs both using the facilities and receiving referrals from the Hub staff. We are the Partner with Mental Health services in the Primary Care Liaison Project based in GP Surgeries in Solihull. We operate the Statutory NHS Complaints Advocacy Service for Solihull Borough. We operate the Statutory Care Act Services for Mental Health Service users in the Solihull. We are in Partnership with the main 3rd Sector Providers in the area which we operate in. Key Achievements in the last 3 years Successful support for those detained under the Mental Health Act. Successful facilitation of a Peer Support group for those leaving secondary services. Partners in the Primary Care Liaison Project. Active in the Community Partnership Hub. Experts in non instructive advocacy.