MhIST

MhIST

At a glance

Causes

  • Mental health

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Who we are

MhIST is the leading Bolton based mental health charity. We have built on over 30 years of experience working with people experiencing mental health problems in the community, in hospital and in supported environments. We take a broad view of mental health, and we work with anybody who professes a mental health problem.

Activities

What we do

MhIST is an innovative user-led organisation that provides a responsive, safe and confidential service that supports people with mental health challenges and their carers’. Our services are free at the point of access, inclusive, responsive and creative. We are committed to supporting people to drive their recovery, develop self-management strategies, and respond positively to future challenges.

Our uniqueness comes from the personalised care we provide, through one-to-one support, talking therapies, self-help groups, employment advice and information and Advocacy Services. We equip each individual with the skills, attitude and self-belief they need to go on to live a successful independent life in their community.

We are committed to creating a safe and non-judgemental space where people can receive a warm welcome and help to access the right support at the right time. We believe everyone has the right to be listened to, to be heard and to have a voice, that every individual is at the centre of decision making.

Our core values are to support vulnerable people to have a voice in their care and to secure their rights, represent their interests in care planning and obtain services to meet their bespoke needs. Specifically, we:

  • Promote social inclusion;
  • Promote health equality;
  • Promote social justice.

Current opportunities

Greater Manchester, BL1 2AX

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