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Please note: owing to the position on Covid 19 and the Coronavirus, some organisations and venues will be closed, some will deliver their services differently. You can find the organisation website address on InformationNOW and visit their site for updates. Visit the dedicated coronavirus webpage for Newcastle City Council.

Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHA)

IMHAs work with people in quite specific circumstances. A person is eligible for IMHA support irrespective of their age if they are:

  • Detained under the Mental Health Act, or
  • Conditionally discharged patients
  • Subject to guardianship
  • Subject to community treatment orders (CTOs)

Your Voice Counts can provide an IMHA who can provide support to

  • help patients understand information they are given by people involved in their care/treatment
  • help them to talk to the people involved in their care/treatment
  • access information about how the Mental Health Act applies to patient

Contact details

Telephone: 0191 478 6472


Opening hours
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Cost: Free

The Old Bank
Swinburne Street

54.9753 -1.60884

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Last updated: October 5, 2018

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