If you have mental health difficulties, CAPS Independent Advocacy would like to know about the impact of Covid-19 on you.

CAPS is particularly interested in hearing from people living in East Lothian or Midlothian but anyone living in the Lothians is welcome to respond.

It’s important that people can voice how the response by services to Covid-19 has affected them. CAPS wants to make sure that people with mental health difficulties don’t lose out at this time as health and social care services do their best to respond to this public health crisis.

CAPS is particularly interested in your experience of accessing services and help – mental health services, health services generally and advice and information services since the start of the lockdown on the 23 March 2020.

CAPS would like to know about how public information on Covid-19 is affecting your decisions about asking for help and support.

There is space in the survey for you to add anything else you say. Your answers to inform our own work, in particular the People’s Conference 2020, and to let the NHS, local authorities and the Scottish Government know how Covid-19 has affected people with mental health difficulties.

Please go to https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/covid19CAPS

The survey will close on Friday 26 June.

If you have any questions, please contact Ele on ele@capsadvocacy.org.