Membership

SO YOU WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER?

Membership is free to anyone over the age of 18 years who uses or has used mental health services in West Sussex and who is currently experiencing, or has previously experienced, mental and/or emotional distress (a Service User). No referral is necessary.


WHAT CAPITAL CAN OFFER YOU

  • An excellent training programme, including current mental health law, assertiveness training and public speaking.
  • A monthly meeting with other member in your area.
  • Many opportunities for you to have your say, in different ways, about Mental Health Services.

Travel arrangements can be made if necessary and travel expenses are paid on the day. Refreshments are always provided and lunch is offered at all-day events, free of charge.


WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Would you like to...

  • Help to decide about local service for people with mental health difficulties?
  • Feedback to the NHS about your experiences?
  • Serve on committees to represent others who use mental health services?
  • Be part of local network groups?
  • Meet other people who use mental health services?

REMEMBER... there is nothing compulsory about being a CAPITAL member. People do what they can, when they can. All member have some experience of mental health services.