GAIN Greenwich


An independent steering group for people who use mental health services in Greenwich

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What is this service?


METRO GAVS is helping a steering group of mental health service users establish themselves as an independent voice in Greenwich.

This is a time limited project working with a steering group of mental health service users. We are supporting them to ensure their governance and accountability processes are in place by November 2019.

Is this for me?


At the moment, there aren't any free places on the steering group. If you use mental health services in Greenwich and would like to become a member of GAIN, please email gain.greenwich@gmail.com.

  • I want a voice on mental health services
  • I need help to improve mental health services
  • I want to tackle stigma about mental health issues

Get in touch


Email roy@metrocharity.org.uk or call our community team on 020 8305 5000 if you'd like to know more about our work in Greenwich.

Why we do it


Everybody needs access to good mental health services.

There is huge demand for mental health services, but too many people have experiences that aren't good enough. There's also stigma about mental health, which can have a serious impact on the wellbeing of service users.

METRO GAVS works in collaboration with service users and service providers to help improve services for everyone.

How we make a difference


We're helping GAIN become a well governed, independent voice in Greenwich.

People who use mental health services and the organisations who provide them are both calling for an independent service user group. GAIN aims to change attitudes, improve services and influence policy by representing the views, needs and aspirations of people who use mental health services.