We participate in and respond to a number of national and local policy developments.

Service user involvement is core to much of this work and we are regularly asked for service user representation or to survey service users’ views.

National Suicide Prevention Alliance

The NSPA brings together over 50 national organisations from across the public, private and voluntary sectors, including Bipolar UK, to tackle the issue of suicide prevention. Find out more on the NSPA website.

Mental Health Alliance

Bipolar UK is represented in this national coalition of more than 75 organisations focusing on the implementation of the Mental Health Act. Find out more on the Mental Health Alliance website.

Wales Alliance for Mental Health

The Wales Alliance for Mental Health provides the collective voice of the national voluntary organisations in Wales working in the field of mental health.

Maternal Mental Health Alliance

Our Chair of trustees, Clare Dolman, represents Bipolar UK in this specialist forum that aims to improve the lives of mothers and their infants. Find out more on the Maternal Mental Health Alliance website.

The Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders

Bipolar UK is a member of the Alliance, which is a group of charities and foundations focusing on mental health research. Find out more on the AMHRF website.

If you would like to discuss our policy involvement, please contact us on [email protected]