Martin Whitely

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BACKGROUND Few studies have examined mental health consumers' motives for seeking advocacy assistance. AIMS This study aimed to identify factors that influenced mental health consumers' use of advocacy services. METHODS The analysis was based on 60 case records that were sourced from a community advocacy service. Each record was dichotomously coded(More)
Advocacy plays a vital role in ensuring that mental health consumers’ rights are maintained. However, the primary issues for which consumers seek advocacy support remain unknown. Understanding these issues provides a sound basis from which advocacy organisations may develop a clear service delivery focus. This study addresses the literature gap through(More)
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