MhIST – Mental Health Independent Support Team working with our communities to give the best mental health support we can since 1992.

We provide a safe and friendly place where you can work at your own pace to start your journey towards positive mental wellbeing.

Why not explore our services below!



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Welcome to the Advocacy Team

MhIST staff are working remotely but can be easily contacted by

Ringing 01204 527200


Text: 07800000396

Advocacy means enabling your voice to be heard, speaking for you when you can’t speak for yourself and supporting you to say what you need to say when you can. Advocacy is about supporting, enabling and empowering you to express your views and concerns, access information and services where needed.

We provide an award winning INDEPENDENT advocacy service which helps people who live in Bolton with:

  • Benefit Forms
  • Mandatory Reconsiderations
  • Bus Pass Applications/Renewals
  • Support to attend an appointment with a GP
  • Psychiatrist or Bolton Assessment Service
  • Support to Access Services
  • Best Interest Meetings
  • Decision Making Meetings
  • Signposting to other services.
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