If an individual is being detained under a Mental Health Section, or are subject to Guardianship or a Community Treatment Order, they are legally entitled to help and support from an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA). Advocates can support individuals with understanding and getting information about their rights under the Act, the parts of the Act that apply to them, and the medical treatments they may be given.

In Walsall, IMHA services are provided by:

POHWER. Referral can be made by the following:
Tel: 0300 4562370
Fax: 0300 4562365
Post: PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL