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Clarity-NSIMHN is the North Somerset branch of the Independent Mental Health Network.

We are a group of people with lived experience of mental health, who work together to improve local mental health services, campaign against mental health stigma and discrimination, and work with other organisations to promote greater and effective mental health awareness.

What we do

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Support

We offer safe and confidential support through our group meetings by promoting and signposting to other related support groups within North Somerset.

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Involve

Our members are involved with local mental health service improvement, bringing the perspectives of those with lived experience of mental health to the NHS and service providers.

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Campaign

We campaign for promote effective, accessible and accountable mental health services for the residents of North Somerset.

Latest news

Weston-super-Mare Mental Health Crisis and Recovery Centre – ‘Crisis Cafe’ – Update

Following the recent announcement of the highest scoring bidder for the provision of a mental health Crisis and Recovery centre in Weston-super-Mare (known as the Crisis Cafe, although the ultimate name of the service may be different), Clarity-NSIMHN would like to take this opportunity to recap the involvement of the group in the project so far. History of the Crisis […]

Clarity-NSIMHN October Members’ Meeting

Clarity-North Somerset Independent Mental Health Network (Clarity-NSIMHN) is a member-led group of people with lived experience of mental health. We work together and with local organisations, charities and agencies to improve services and tackle local issues relating to mental health. Clarity-NSIMHN is the North Somerset branch of the¬†Independent Mental Health Network (IMHN), which an organisation supporting those with lived experience […]

Review of local mental health services launches – have your say!

The local body responsible for commissioning and reviewing health services, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (‘BNSSG CCG’), have begun a review of mental health services across the combined local area. The Independent Mental Health Network (‘IMHN’) is working to ensure that those with experience of local mental health services are able to have their say. A […]

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