An advocate is someone who makes sure that other people and organisations listen to you and takes your views into account.
Advocacy helps you to explain your views and concerns, use information and services and look at your options.
MIND in Salford provides an independent advocacy service if you need someone to help you with your health and social care.
Telephone: 0161 212 4880
A carer is someone, of any age, who provides unpaid support to family or friends. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend or neighbour who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental ill health or substance misuse problems.