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Welcome to the Powys Mental Health website. The website is provided by the Powys Mental Health Information Service which is part of Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO).

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.

 

Disclaimer
The information on this website is sourced from a range of providers in the voluntary and statutory sectors.  PAVO is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked web sites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that the external links will always work as we have no direct control over them.

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DIARY MARKER - 8 July - Health & Social Care Network Event

Wednesday 8 July 2015

The Subud Centre, Canal Walk, Brecon LD3 7HH 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Experiencing Dementia - FREE 1 day course in Brecon

Wednesday 8 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered Brecon & Swansea Diocesan Centre, The Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Brecon, LD3 9DP

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Compassionate Communication - FREE 1 day course in Brecon

Thursday 9 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered Brecon & Swansea Diocesan Centre, The Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Brecon, LD3 9DP

WCVA Volunteering Conference 2015

Thursday 9 July 2015

Llanrwst, North Wales

Informal Social Group in Builth Wells

Thursday 9 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind (2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month)

Informal Social Group in Knighton

Friday 10 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind (2nd, 3rd & 4th Friday)

Experiencing Dementia - FREE 1 day course in Newtown

Monday 13 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered NPTC, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU

Brecon Mental Health Carers Group

Monday 13 July 2015

A group set up for carers in Brecon and District who are supporting people experiencing mental distress.

Compassionate Communication - FREE 1 day course in Newtown

Tuesday 14 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered NPTC, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mid Powys Mind AGM

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Llandrindod Wells

'All Together Now' - Hafal Roadshow

Wednesday 22 July 2015

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

Summer Open Day

Saturday 25 July 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Walk to the top of 'The Crug'

Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind's annual Tea on Top walk

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Tuesday 28 July 2015

Annual Refresher - Brecon

Cultural Diversity in Assessment & Care Management

Thursday 30 July 2015

One day course in Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Singing for Life - Music and Memories - every Monday

Monday 3 August 2015

Do you have memory problems? Do you live with or care for someone with memory problems? Would you like to sing new and old songs with other people in a similar position?

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 3 August 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 3 August 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Choose Day Group Welshpool - every Tuesday morning

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Tuesday mornings between 10.00-12.00 in the St Winifred's Catholic Church Parish rooms, Raven Street, Welshpool

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Alzheimer's Society

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 5 August 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 19 August 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Training Course in Brecon

Understanding dementia: a Welsh perspective

Thursday 3 September 2015

An opportunity to find out more about current and developing dementia services across Wales.

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Friday 4 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 7 September 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 September 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Thursday 10 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells (half day course)

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Annual Refresher - Newtown

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Thursday 17 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Half day course in Newtown

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Thursday 24 September 2015

Brecon

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Children Who Self Harm

Wednesday 30 September 2015

Course in Brecon

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 5 October 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 5 October 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Brecon

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Newtown

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 15 October 2015

Newtown

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

'Legal Highs' or New Psychoactive Substance (NPS)

Friday 23 October 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 27 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 2 November 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 2 November 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Annual Refresher - Llandrindod Wells

Naloxone & Overdose Awareness

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Introduction to Safer Injecting and Needle Exchange

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Welshpool

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Training in Brecon

Mental Health First Aid (Children & Young People)

Monday 16 November 2015

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Monday 16 November 2015

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid (Children & Young People)

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Training Course in Newtown

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Training Course in Newtown

Substance Misuse Level 1 Training

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Children Who Self Harm

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Training in Newtown (day 1)

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Brecon

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Training in Newtown (day 2)

Outcomes Based Care Planning & Person Centred Active Support

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Training in Newtown

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 7 December 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 December 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 9 December 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Training in Newtown

Eating Disorders

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Thursday 21 January 2016

Training Course in Brecon

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Thursday 28 January 2016

Newtown

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Thursday 28 January 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Friday 29 January 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Welshpool

Substance Misuse Level 2 Training

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Thursday 3 March 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells

'Legal Highs' or New Psychoactive Substance (NPS)

Friday 4 March 2016

Course in Brecon

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Thursday 10 March 2016

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

Substance Misuse in Older People

Thursday 10 March 2016

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Brecon

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 17 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells