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Welcome to the Powys Mental Health website.

Thank you for visiting and we hope that this site can provide you with the information you need. The site has a focus on local mental health information, events/training and news but it also provides links and updates nationally. We hope the site can help you find out more about the services and opportunities that are available to those of us that live and work in Powys.

Can we help you find what you are looking for?  You can contact the Powys Mental Health Information Service on 01686 628 300 or 01597 822191 or email us pamhinfo@pavo.org.uk.

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We aim to provide you with a range of information which comes from many perspectives. There are many different views about what mental illness is, its causes and what may be done to help those experiencing mental distress. This website aims to offer you the chance to explore the breadth of information and ideas surrounding mental distress.

We want to ensure that we provide you with the very best information we can, in the best way we can. We need your help to do this. Please do get in touch with your feedback and suggestions.  You can provide feedback in our confidential survey here or you can contact us directly with your feedback on 01686 628 300 or 01597 822 191, or email pamhinfo@pavo.org.uk.

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Welsh Review Mental Health Code of Practice

Thursday 8 January 2015

A meeting in Carmarthen organised by West Wales Action for Mental Health to feedback views to the Welsh Government

Christmas Lunch - Llanidloes

Thursday 8 January 2015

Llanidloes Outreach Group

Welsh Affairs Committee - Evidence Session

Thursday 8 January 2015

Welsh Affairs Committee to question Welsh Health Minister on cross-border health arrangements

Youth Mental Health Awareness (1 day course)

Friday 9 January 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Reducing Stress & Increasing Emotional Resilience (1 day course)

Monday 12 January 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Newport

What's New with Well-being in Powys?

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Are you a voluntary sector outreach worker, volunteer, project officer etc providing on the ground well-being services in South Powys? Then this event in Brecon is for you!

What's New with Well-being in Powys?

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Are you a voluntary sector outreach worker, volunteer, project officer etc providing on the ground well-being services in North Powys? Then this event in Newtown is for you!

Alcohol Brief Intervention Training

Monday 19 January 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Welsh Review Mental Health Code of Practice

Thursday 22 January 2015

A meeting in Neath-Port Talbot to feed back to Welsh Government your views.

Dementia Awareness Course (half day)

Thursday 22 January 2015

Newtown

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Monday 26 January 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Brecon

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Brecon

Hate Crime Training & Briefing

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Two FREE training sessions in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Monday 2 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Aberystwyth

Third Sector Service Provider Forum

Monday 2 February 2015

PAVO Offices, Unit 30, Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod Wells

Positive Psychotherapy - or 'What's Happiness got to do with Therapy?'

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Dignity at Work (1/2 day am course)

Monday 9 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Cardiff

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Cardiff

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Newtown

Reducing Stress & Increasing Emotional Resilience (1 day course)

Thursday 19 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Ebbw Vale

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Youth Mental Health Awareness (1 day course)

Friday 27 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Brecon

Peer-Supported Open Dialogue (POD) Conference

Wednesday 11 March 2015

North East London NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (half day course)

Monday 16 March 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Personality Disorders Training

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

PAVO Health and Social Care Network Meeting

Wednesday 25 March 2015

PAVO Offices, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Babette Rothschild: 2 Day Safer Trauma Therapy Professional Training

Wednesday 6 May 2015 to Thursday 7 May 2015

A 2 day training session in Llandrindod Wells with Babette Rothschild body-psychotherapist and specialist educator in the treatment of trauma