Greater Manchester Independent Mental Health Network

The Independent Mental Health Network is a growing network of people with lived experience of mental health that work together to improve mental health services and campaign against mental health stigma.

We have recently been appointed as the independent facilitator for the Greater Manchester Adult Mental Health Service User Network.



Latest News

Launching Stockport Mental Health Forum

Launching Stockport Mental Health Forum


IMHN are setting up a forum that is open to anyone with lived experience of mental health in Stockport, to discuss the key issues that surround mental health. This is the chance for you to have your say on how…
For World Mental Health Day 2020, take part in Greater Manchester’s Big Mental Wellbeing Conversation!

For World Mental Health Day 2020, take part in Greater Manchester’s Big Mental Wellbeing Conversation!


For World Mental Health Day 2020, take part in Greater Manchester’s Big Mental Wellbeing Conversation! We want to hear the views of everyone living or working across the Greater Manchester area views shared will help shape future plans to support…
Our Lived Experience Forum have had their first meeting

Our Lived Experience Forum have had their first meeting


The Greater Manchester Independent Mental Health Network hosted their first Lived Experience Forum last week, gathering people with lived experience of mental health together to discuss the important issues from across the 10 Greater Manchester boroughs. The forum is going…

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Manchester Student Shares Experience With Group - Gets Tremendous Response.

Manchester Student Shares Experience With Group - Gets Tremendous Response.


Billy White, 26, posted into ‘Manchester Student Group’ - a group on Facebook for general information about student life in Manchester. He shared his experiences with depression, anxiety and the medication he takes. The response his post got has seen…
Story Gathering & Learning Loops - how Salford built listening and learning into the core of their mental health system

Story Gathering & Learning Loops - how Salford built listening and learning into the core of their mental health system


In October 2018, in a local community building in Salford, a new group of frontline workers, people with lived experience, voluntary and statutory sector workers, commissioners, providers and system leaders, sat in a room together to embark on their journey…


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