Mental Health Independent Support Team
Hanover House
Hanover Street
tel: 01204 527 200
email: info@mhist.co.uk

The home of mental health support


Supporting the Community for 20 Years  

Support you can trust
We at MhIST have a team dedicated to finding the right help and support for you. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am until 4:30pm. We are closed all public holidays. One of our many strengths is that we operate an answer service during out of office hours 365 days a year.

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Professional team at your door
MhIST has several paid staff although much of the service is actually provided by a large number of highly trained volunteers. Importantly, MhIST delivers and continues to develop mental health services that are well respected both in the community and by statutory service providers alike.

Advocacy Help
Guranteed added value
The vision of MhIST is to provide a society where people with mental health problems are accepted and empowered to improve their quality of life. Our Mission for the community is to provide a friendly, safe & positive environment for people with mental health problems. The board has agreed core values, which would not be compromised.

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MhIST providing Advocacy in Bolton since 1993
We provid an advocacy services for people with mental health issues, both in hospital & in the community. We have an established and experienced team of advocates working in this field. Issues they will work with clients on can include support for appeals under the Mental Health Act, support at meetings & reviews, accessing information and signposting & supporting to access other appropriate services.

MhIST Shop 38 Moor Lane Bolton BL1 4TH 01204 5330092

Support us at the MhIST Charity Shop donate it!
It may be of great use to some one else, items below will be willingly accepted. Clothes, bric-a-brac, furniture, toys, bedding, towels, jewellery, books, pictures, electrical, pots, & pans or anything you may think of. You can donate items by dropping them off at 38 Moor Lane, Bolton or arranging for a collection by telephoning us on 01204 533 092


MhIST Testamonials
Here are a selection of testimonials newspaper clips and letter from statsfied customers.
Comments from within the groups, Feedback from groups. and more

“Felt it gave me a light at the end of the tunnel” anon

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A Lancashire Lassies Diary

To the north of the busy industrial town of Bolton in Lancashire lies an area of rugged upland, Cadshaw Brook, Entwistle, Bolton culminating in the well-known mast-topped summit of Winter Hill. Here lies an account of a lass in her younger days. read her diary

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MhIST Facebook page.
MhIST has its very own Facebook page why not join us on it. Find it here.

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Internet Accessibility

Internet accessibility is important even if you are not suffering a visual impairment a quick and simple tip to increas the size of the web page is as follows. Hold the 'control key' and press the '+ key' to increase the size and guess what? The '- key' to decrease the size. If you have no keypad on your laptop you will have to use 'Control and Shift Keys together' along with the + & - keys.

MhIST Charity Shop

The MhIST Charity Shop
The shop now has it's own Facebook page, pop over and see if you can grab yourself a bargain.

Donating to MhIST
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We have plenty of ways of donating to MhIST

Just visit our donating page and thank you for any donations and you time.

MhIST Car Parking
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 Please note that from Tuesday 5th of May 2015 the Board have changed the rules on parking.
The yard is now for employees only. Service user are asked to find alternative parking.

You can find list and map of the nearby parking here.