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Model and Operating Structure

  • Holistic, person-centred practice
  • A commitment to addressing health inequalities
  • Championing and promoting social justice and equality
  • Inter-linking mental health services/interventions and wider community regeneration practice
  • Using mental health and wider well-being initiatives and projects to generate added value by promoting social cohesion, developing local social capital and building sustainable community capacity
  • Commitment to self-empowerment – enabling individuals to take control over their own lives and to be the originators and catalysts of their own mental health and well-being improvement strategies
  • Supporting individuals to discover and fulfil their own potential
  • Encouraging co-operation and mutuality through collective approaches to self-help/self-care
  • Non-judgmental, anti-discriminatory practice
  • Respect for the individual
  • Community based and community oriented responsive services
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