Mental Health Alliance Members

(In alphabetical order)

African Caribbean Community Initiatives

African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI) is a holistic and comprehensive support service for members of the African Caribbean community who are affected by mental ill health.

The Afiya Trust

The Afiya Trust is a national charity that works to reduce inequalities in health and social care provision for people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. 

AWAAZ Manchester

AWAAZ provide information, advice and guidance to adults who live or work in Manchester through the provision of Learndirect courses.


BACP is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy with over 44000 members and works toward a better standard of therapeutic practice.

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.

British Association of Social Workers

The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.

British Institute of Human Rights

BIHR provide people with authoritative and accessible information about human rights and are experts on human rights law, translating what this means for people in their everyday lives.

British Medical Association

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK.

British Psychological Society

The British Psychological Society is a representative body for psychologists and psychology in the United Kingdom.

Carers UK

Carers UK is the UK's only national membership charity for carers, providing both a supportive community and a movement for change.

Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health is the UK's leading authority in mental health research, using research to change people's lives.

Church of England Archbishops Council

The Archbishops' Council provides within the Church of England a focus for leadership and executive responsibility and a forum for strategic thinking and planning.

The College of Occupational Therapists

The College of Occupational Therapists is the professional body for occupational therapists and OT staff in the United Kingdom.

Confederation of Indian Organisations

Focusing on the part of the population that originates from India, CIO seek to offer counseling, training and awareness in the Mental Health sector.

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK is a service user-led organisation leading change and working for equal participation for all.

Diverse Cymru

Diverse Cymru is a unique Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation

East Dorset Mental Health Carers Forum

The East Dorset Mental Health Carers Forum is a Charitable organisation representing the interests and concerns of carers of people suffering from severe mental illness living in East Dorset.

Enabling Assessment Service (London)

EASL is a mental health team supporting homeless people across London and the agencies that work with them.

Family Action

Family Action works to tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today – including financial hardship, mental health problems, social isolation, learning disabilities, domestic abuse, or substance misuse and alcohol problems.


GMC help to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors, supporting them in achieving and exceeding those standards, and taking action when they are not met.


Gofal is a Welsh mental health charity that provides a range of services to the mentally ill and campaigning to increase public understanding. Profile and activities.


Hafal is a Welsh mental health charity supporting those affected by serious mental illness in Wales. Hafal helps people recover from serious mental illness.

Homeless Link

Homeless Link is a membership body for organisations and individuals working with homeless people around England.

HUBB Mental Health User Group

HUBB (Helping Users Bounce Back) is a mutual support group for people living in Havering, Barking and Dagenham who have had a mental illness and, if they request, their carers and other supporters.


JAMI is committed to supporting people to fulfil their individual potential, maximise their self-esteem and progress along their own unique path towards recovery.


JUSTICE is an all-party law reform and human rights organisation working to strengthen the justice system – administrative, civil and criminal – in the United Kingdom.

The Kings Fund

The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England.

The Law Society

The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors. We represent and support our members, promoting the highest professional standards and the rule of law.


Liberty is an independent human rights organisation which works to defend and extend rights and freedoms in England and Wales.

Local Government Information Unit (DHN)

LGiU is a think tank and local authority membership organisation focused on the everyday essentials that make life work – health, schools, homes, jobs, support, open spaces and the rest.

Maan Somali Mental Health Sheffield

Maan Somali Mental Health Sheffield provides culturally sensitive services to members of the Somali community and to other BME and refugee communities experiene mental health problems.

Manchester Race and Health Forum

MRHF aims to address health inequalities in service provision and policy in Manchester, through the mechanism of forums whose membership is representative of the diverse communities in the city.

McPin Foundation

The McPin Foundation exists to transform mental health research by putting the lived experience of people affected by mental health problems at the heart of research methods and the research agenda.


Mencap is a charity committed to changing the world for everyone with a learning disability.

Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning disabilities.


Mind is a mental health charity providing information to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.

Money and Mental Health Policy Institute

An independent charity, committed to breaking the link between financial difficulty and mental health problems.


Nacro change lives by designing and delivering services to equip people with skills, advice and support to move on.

National Autistic Society

The UK's leading autism charity, pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism.

NHS Confederation Mental Health Network

The Mental Health Network of the NHS Confederation is the voice for NHS funded mental health and learning disability service providers in England.

National Survivor User Network

NSUN is an independent, service-user-led charity that connects people with experience of mental health issues to give us a stronger voice in shaping policy and services.

National BME Mental Health Network

Aims to reduce inequality and promote good practice in mental health for people from an ethnic or minority background.

NUS - National Union of Students

NUS is the national voice of students helping them to campaign, get cheap student discounts and provide advice on living student life to the full.

OCD Action

OCD Action is the largest national charity focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). They provide support and information to anybody affected by OCD, raising awareness of the disorder amongst the public and front-line healthcare workers.


Pathway has developed a simple and successful model of enhanced care co-ordination for homeless people admitted to hospital

Perceptions Forum

Perceptions Forum is dedicated to providing mutual support for those who have experienced schizophrenia.

Race on the Agenda (ROTA)

ROTA is a social policy research organisation that focuses on issues impacting on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. Its policy priorities are health, education and criminal justice.

Refugee Action

Refugee Action is an independent charity that supports refugees and asylum seekers to resettle and build new lives in the UK.

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness to recover a better quality of life.

Revolving Doors Agency

Revolving Doors Agency mission is to demonstrate and share evidence of effective ways to reform public services, transforming the lives of individuals currently failed by the system.

Richmond Fellowship

Richmond Fellowship works towards a society that values everyone with mental health problems and believes that recovery is possible for every individual.

Royal College of GPs

The Royal College of GPs is the academic organisation in the UK for general practitioners. It aims to improve the standards of care which patients receive in general practice.

Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional body responsible for education and training, and setting and raising standards in psychiatry.


Samaritans are available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.


SANE is a leading UK mental health charity improving quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness - including family friends and carers.


SignHealth is the Healthcare Charity For Deaf Children And Adults.

SIRI Behavioural Health

SIRI Behavioural Health is a Drug misuse information and support company in London.

Social Action for Health

Social Action for Health is a dynamic community development organisation, based in East London, working with marginalised communities.

Social Perspective Network

The Social Perspective Network is a unique coalition of service users/survivors, carers, policy makers, academics, students and practitioners interested in how social factors both contribute to people becoming distressed, and play a crucial part in promoting people’s recovery.

Southdown Housing Association

Southdown Housing Association is one of the largest not-for-profit specialist providers of care, support and housing services for vulnerable people in Sussex

Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust is a UK-wide national umbrella agency for 141 specialist organisations for support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland.

Together: Working for Wellbeing

Together is a national mental health charity working alongside people with mental health issues on their journey towards independent and fulfilling lives.

Turning Point

Turning Point are a social enterprise, providing specialist and integrated services which focus on improving lives and communities across mental health, learning disability, substance misuse, primary care, the criminal justice system and employment.

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is the UK’s leading professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors.


The UK Anonymisation Network (UKAN) has been set up as a means of establishing best practice in anonymisation and offers practical advice and information to anyone who handles personal data and needs to share it.

United Response

United Response provides a range of support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs or physical disabilities.

West Dorset Mental Health Forum

The West Dorset Mental Health Forum represents people from across West Dorset who are affected by mental ill-health.

Women at Wish

Wish is the only national, user-led charity working with women with mental health needs in prison, hospital and the community.

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Individual Members

The Mental Health Alliance also has a small group of individual members.