Service User and Support Staff march with hope in their hearts to save the “Edale Unit”

Support Worker Claire Miller (L) Lois Turner (R)

Well-respected Service User Lois Turner, who has campaigned with fellow MUN members ever since the decline in mental health service, first started within the Manchester area. Here seen pictured with Support Worker Claire Miller, who works at the Edale Unit. Claire could possibly loose her job as a result of the closure of the Edale Hospital Unit. Both are holding the “Save Edale” banner, kindly commissioned and paid for by the Manchester Branch of Unison’s Mental Health Union.  After much independent research throughout the Manchester Districts which has confirmed the need and purpose of having a mental health unit of its design and quality, purposely based within the centre of the City of Manchester. Young people are waking up in droves said; Kevin, a service user who had travelled at his own expense to Manchester to take part, as he say’s “I need to say and do something, it’s been a day I will never forget.”




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