Peer Advocacy in Mental Health
Welcome to the Irish Advocacy Network’s website!
The Irish Advocacy Network is a peer-led, island-wide organisation which promotes equal citizenship to people with mental health difficulties through advocacy, information and support in partnership with other organisations.
We are an independent mental health organisation
We operate on an island-wide basis
We provide peer advocacy, support and information to people with mental health difficulties
Our staff have personal experience of mental health difficulties
We promote recovery and self-advocacy
We support people with mental health difficulties to speak up, speak out and take back and take control of their own lives
Our services are free and confidential
We operate a self-referral system
Working towards respect, recovery and equal citizenship for people with mental health difficulties
Living examples of recovery
Recognition of each individual situation
Equality and citizenship
Reduction of stigma