Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness

Charity information

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness believes a better life is possible for everyone affected by mental
illness. We run over 200 services and 130 volunteer support groups that change lives and challenge attitudes about mental illness. We help people across England to get through crises, live independently and realise they are not alone. Our award winning Advice and Information Service provides practical help for anyone affected by mental illness. We campaign nationally and locally for policy change.

Founded 1972

  • Mission statement

    Leading the way to a better quality of life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.

  • Aims

    Rethink Mental Illness aims to:

    • Equipping people affected by mental illness to be leaders in their own care.
    • Ensuring people severely affected by mental illness are treated justly and their rights are respected and enhanced.
    • Getting the best care at the right time, in the right place, for people severely affected by mental illness.
    • Helping everyone severely affected by mental illness to have the best possible quality of life.
    • Supporting the whole person by ensuring mental, physical, psychological and social needs are treated as one.
  • Overview

    Established: November 1972

    Registered Charity Number: 271028

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 469

    Part time staff: 332

    Volunteers: 327

    Phone number: 020 7840 3032

    Address: 15th floor, 89 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, London, SE1 7TP

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • National Advice Service

    Rethink’s National Advice Service provides expert advice and information to people with ... More