Description

The role involves using personal experiences of living with a Personality disorder as part of CAPS collective advocacy group (Much More Than A Label); to raise awareness of PD, promote understanding, fight against stigma and campaign for change. The group have made films, produced a resource pack & training workshop, attended conferences & are working on awareness raising around personality disorders.

Organisation aims and objectives

CAPS is an independent advocacy organisation for people who use or have used mental health services. We are completely independent from the people who fund us and those who provide other services to the people we work with. We provide individual and collective advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian. We also host several experience-led projects across Lothian.

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Restrictions

Experience required: You will need personal lived experience of living with a Personality Disorder, & be willing use your experience to work as part of a team to fight against stigma and campaign for change. Meetings usually take place every six weeks (depending on availability of participants)
Travel details: EH3 9DR and various locations across the Lothians
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses provided
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 23 days ago