PLUS is a charitable company led by people who have used mental health services. PLUS objectives include; the promotion of mental health as a concern for everyone; challenging stigma and prejudice; influencing positive changes in mental health services and promoting an inclusive society where everyone has a role. Plus offers opportunities for individuals recovering from mental illness to utilise their strengths and assets in contributing to the work of PLUS. Activities include, running mental health service user forums, research and training, campaigning and awareness raising, projects promoting community spirit and providing information on mental health matters.
The principles of recovery – the promotion of hope, optimism and a better future for people who have suffered mental illness – underpin all the work we do. PLUS has a clear goal of citizenship for all its members.