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Who are we?

Lamp has and always will be a champion for mental health. We are an independent mental health charity founded in 1989. Our service is independent, confidential, trusted and non-judgemental. We provide free community mental health advocacy for people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as well as Carers Advocacy for people in these areas. Our aim is for you to feel valued, listened to and more able to cope, and to be able to access the services to support your needs through:-

  • Finding the right information
  • Knowing your rights
  • Understanding mental health
  • Express your views
  • Supporting Carers

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How can we help you?

I’m looking for mental health support

Lamp offers free to access mental health advocacy in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Find out how we can help.

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I’m a carer for someone with a mental health condition

Lamp provides peer group advocacy where carers meet in a safe and informal environment. Find out how we can support you.

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I’m a healthcare professional & would like to make a referral to Lamp

Lamp has many established referral pathways.

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My business or organisation would like mental health & wellbeing support

Lamp is proud to work with a wide range of forward thinking businesses across the region.

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I’d like to know more about peer advocacy

A Peer Advocate is a volunteer that has a keen interest in supporting those experiencing mental heath issues.

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I’d like to volunteer

As a charity, Lamp really values the time and expertise of those who would like to take on a rewarding volunteer role.

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The Wellbeing Hub

Help is available. And there is hope

Our Supporters

Thank you to the organisations supporting Mental Health in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

COVID-19 has created a mental health emergency

Make a donation to Lamp to help support those who are suffering in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Let’s talk about mental health


Lamp is still operating its telephone service during the current public health crisis. Please call our mental health advocates on 0116 255 6286. If our lines are busy please do leave a message. We will call you back.

We are now able to offer some face to face meetings if required, in certain situations. Our advocates can chat to you about your specific needs.

Our Carers Groups continue to meet online and some face to face meetings have been able to resume.

Lamp is committed to supporting you and your mental health through this time. Please keep checking this website for further support resources.


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