EssexCentral and East of England > Essex POhWER has been working in Essex since 2003. We provide the following services in Essex: Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Citizen Advocacy How do I get support from an advocate? To make a referral to the advocacy services in Essex, you can download the forms below: Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form Citizen Advocacy referral form If you are not sure whether you can get an advocate, or for more information, advice and support in your area, you can contact us on 0300 456 2370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Local Resources Download the Essex IMHA leaflet. Download the Essex Citizen Advocacy Leaflet. Download POhWER Essex newsletter issue 1 (pdf) Download POhWER Essex newsletter issue 2 (pdf) Download POhWER Essex newsletter issue 3 (pdf) Reagan's Chest Surgery Reagan went in for surgery for his sunken chest, getting a bar put in place to support it. After the procedure there were complications and he had to have the bar removed. He then phoned POhWER for support. Read Reagan's story here Pippa's Story Read about Pippa’s journey from volunteer Citizen Advocate to a paid member of staff in this new case study. Read Pippa's story here In your area Central and East of England POhWER will be at Colchester food bank POhWER will be at the Colchester food bank the 3rd Wednesday of every month Booking for this event has now closed.