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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, and Carers Advocacy for people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 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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Thank you to the organisations supporting Mental Health in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Lamp is operating a telephone service only 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.

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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