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 628300 or 01597 822191 or email us at pamhinfo(at)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(at)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.

Mental Health & Human Rights for the Third Sector

Thursday 1 September 2016

A learning event from the British Institute of Human Rights in Birmingham

Catch up with a Cuppa - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 1 September 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Men's Sheds - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 1 September 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Dementia Support Group - EVERY THURS

Thursday 1 September 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Walking Group - EVERY FRI

Friday 2 September 2016

A dementia friendly event

Cartrefi Show and Celebration 2016

Saturday 3 September 2016

Stalls and activities running throughout the day at Cartrefi, Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Singing for Life - EVERY MON

Monday 5 September 2016

A dementia friendly event

St John's Luncheon Club, Brecon - EVERY MON

Monday 5 September 2016

A dementia friendly event

Sharing Stories, Hay-on-Wye - EVERY MON

Monday 5 September 2016

A dementia friendly event

Walking for Health Group

Monday 5 September 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Walk & Talk - Tues afternoons

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 6 September 2016

A dementia friendly event

ACTivate Your Life (4 weekly classes) - Brecon

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Powys Teaching Health Board

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Thursday 8 September 2016

A free training session in Brecon

Mental Health Capacity and Best Interest training

Friday 9 September 2016

A one day course in Brecon

Confidence Building Session

Monday 12 September 2016

Ponthafren Association, Welshpool

Stress Management Sessions in Ystalyfera (6 weeks)

Tuesday 13 September 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company

T'ai Chi - 10 week course - EVERY WED

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Trusty Trustee Roadshow

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Magic Moments Regional Seminar - Llandrindod Wells

Friday 16 September 2016

Older People's Commissioner for Wales in Partnership with Credu - Connecting Carers in Powys (formerly Powys Carers Service) & Taith

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 16 September 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Anger Management Session

Monday 19 September 2016

Ponthafren Association

Mindfulness Course - Taster Session

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Volunteer Recruitment, Selection & Induction Training (2 days)

Tuesday 20 September 2016

PAVO Offices, Llandrindod Wells

Full Council Meeting - Community Health Council

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Saving lives: Understanding the links between alcohol and suicide

Thursday 22 September 2016

An Alcohol Concern Cymru conference in Swansea

Charity Walk up Pen-y-Fan

Saturday 24 September 2016

Raising Money for Autism Puzzles

Build Resilience Skills - training session

Monday 26 September 2016

Ponthafren Association

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Legal Update

Monday 26 September 2016

Annual Refresher Training in Newtown

First Powys Dementia Network/Forum Meeting

Monday 26 September 2016

Knighton

Stand up! for emotional health & wellbeing - Welshpool

Monday 26 September 2016

A chance to share your views about mental health services in North Powys with others, including carers and staff

Celf-Able Art Group, Llandrindod Wells

Monday 26 September 2016

A new art group for disabled artists in Powys and across Wales

Mental Health First Aid - 2 day course

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Mid Powys Mind - Builth Wells

Bipolar Training Course in Brecon

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Bipolar Education Programme Cymru - 10 week course

Executive Committee Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Powys Autistic Spectrum Forum

Thursday 29 September 2016

Rhayader

Stress & Anxiety Management Course - 3 x weekly

Monday 3 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind - Knighton

Walking for Health Group

Monday 3 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Newtown

Walk & Talk - Tues afternoons

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Bilingualism at Work Course, Carmarthen

Wednesday 5 October 2016

FREE Training for third sector organisations on developing bilingual services

T'ai Chi - 10 week course - EVERY WED

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Assertiveness & Positivity Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Men's Sheds - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 6 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Catch up with a Cuppa - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 6 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

ACTivate Your Life (4 weekly classes) - Ystradgynlais

Thursday 6 October 2016

Powys Teaching Health Board

Coffee Moaning! (Ystradgynlais)

Friday 7 October 2016

An opportunity for people to get together and offer constructive criticism about mental health services in Powys

Art for Wellbeing

Friday 7 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Food & Mood - workshop for 6 weeks

Friday 7 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Lighthouse Healthcare Annual Conference, Crewe

Thursday 13 October 2016

Pathways for Women with Complex Needs

Peerfest 2016 - Shoreditch, London

Thursday 13 October 2016

An annual celebration of peer support practice in England & Wales

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 14 October 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training (Newtown)

Monday 17 October 2016

A course to help you understand the recent changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Mindfulness Course - 10 weeks - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Depression Busting - 6 week course at Glyneath Training Centre

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company

Mindfulness Course - 10 weeks - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Brecon - 3 days

Tackling Ageism Training & Awareness Raising Session

Wednesday 2 November 2016

A free workshop in Builth Wells from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Anger Management Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Chy-Sawel Project Conference, Exeter

Friday 4 November 2016

Today’s Mental Health Crisis – The Time For Change!

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Welshpool - 3 days

Montgomeryshire Local Committee Meeting - Newtown

Monday 14 November 2016

Community Health Council

THRIVE - Recovery & Self-Management Course - 5 x weekly

Thursday 17 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 18 November 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Executive Committee Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Stress & Anxiety Management Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 5 December 2016

A free training session in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health Awareness Course

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Full Council Meeting - Community Health Council

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon - 3 days

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Legal Update

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Annual Refresher Training in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday 11 February 2017

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Welshpool - 3 days

Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday 18 February 2017

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Appropriate Adult Training

Monday 20 February 2017

Brecon

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown

Asylum: Action and Reaction conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

A conference in Manchester to celebrate 30 years of Asylum magazine

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