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 mentalhealth(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 mentalhealth(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.

Stand up! For emotional health and wellbeing meeting

Thursday 19 January 2017

Come along and talk to people who provide mental health services in your area and discuss the way care is provided in Powys.

Wales Dementia Strategy Consultation (2nd stage - Newtown)

Thursday 19 January 2017

Alzheimer's Society Wales and DEEP (the UK network of Dementia Voices)

New Year, New Me - Health & Wellbeing Event

Friday 20 January 2017

Llandrindod Wells

THRIVE - Recovery & Self Management

Monday 23 January 2017

Mid Powys Mind Course (5 weeks)

Montgomeryshire Local Committee Meeting

Tuesday 24 January 2017

Powys Community Health Council

Celf-Able - Art, Opportunity, Inclusion

Tuesday 24 January 2017

New art group and network by and for disabled artists in Powys (Llandrindod Wells)

Calling all Voluntary Organisations in and around Brecon

Wednesday 25 January 2017

3 PAVO Events at the Bowling Club

Embracing Individuality

Thursday 26 January 2017

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be (Rhayader)

LGBTQ+

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Peer Support & Advice in a no-pressure Support Group (Llandrindod Wells)

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon - 3 days

CBT Skills

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind Course

Complementary Therapies

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon & District Mind

Brecon Social Club - Every Wednesday

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Dementia Friendly Event

Mindfulness Sessions - every Thursday

Thursday 2 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind

Regional Participation Network Event (Participation Cymru)

Thursday 2 February 2017

Machynlleth

Lunch - Builth Outreach Group

Thursday 2 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind

Knit & Knatter - Every Thursday

Thursday 2 February 2017

The Library, Brecon

Lunch Club in Machynlleth

Friday 3 February 2017

Mind Aberystwyth

Knighton Community Group - Activities - Every Friday

Friday 3 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind

Brecon Walking Group - Every Friday

Friday 3 February 2017

A dementia friendly event

Wellbeing Days - Every Monday

Monday 6 February 2017

Brecon & District Mind

Youth Group - every Tuesday

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Legal Update

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Annual Refresher Training in Llandrindod Wells

Tai Chi - Every Wednesday (10 weeks)

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Llandrindod Wells

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee Meeting

Thursday 9 February 2017

Powys Community Health Council

Confidence Building Session

Thursday 9 February 2017

Ponthafren, Newtown

Level 2 Training Course in Practical Conservation (3 months)

Thursday 9 February 2017

Elan Links, Rhayader

Builth Outreach Group - Activities - Every Thursday

Thursday 9 February 2017

Mid Powys Mind

Embracing Individuality

Friday 10 February 2017

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be (Llandrindod Wells)

In the Absence of Silence

Friday 10 February 2017

Powerful drama, created by survivors of domestic abuse, taking place in Ystradgynlais

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

Assertiveness Training

Thursday 16 February 2017

Ponthafren, Newtown

Adult Protection Awareness Training

Thursday 16 February 2017

Brecon

Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday 18 February 2017

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Appropriate Adult Training

Monday 20 February 2017

Brecon

Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Embracing Individuality

Thursday 23 February 2017

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be (Rhayader)

The Many Faces of Dementia

Monday 27 February 2017

FREE online course

Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Powys Community Health Council (Llandrindod Wells)

Celf-Able - Art, Opportunity, Inclusion

Tuesday 28 February 2017

A new art group and network by and for disabled artist in Powys (Newtown)

LGBTQ+

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Peer Support & Advice in a no-pressure Support Group (Llandrindod Wells)

Stress & Anxiety Management Course (3 weeks)

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Knit & Knatter - Every Thursday

Thursday 2 March 2017

The Library, Brecon

Research in Wales Conference (Cardiff)

Thursday 2 March 2017

Public Health Wales - Research Collaborations:Working Together in Wales

Brecon Walking Group - Every Friday

Friday 3 March 2017

A dementia friendly event

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown

Build Resilience Skills

Thursday 9 March 2017

Training Session at Ponthafren, Newtown

Embracing Individuality

Friday 10 March 2017

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be (Llandrindod Wells)

Full Council Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Llandrindod Wells

Emotional Wellbeing Session

Thursday 16 March 2017

Ponthafren, Newtown

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 16 March 2017

Welshpool

Don't Dis-Me

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Training day looking at disability issues and how the arts can be used to empower individuals and communities (Newtown)

Brain Training

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Conflict Resolution Session

Thursday 23 March 2017

Ponthafren, Newtown

Don't Dis-Me

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Training day looking at disability issues and how the arts can be used to empower individuals and communities (Llandrindod Wells)

Dementia Network Meeting

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Brecon

Anger Management Course

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Embracing Individuality

Thursday 30 March 2017

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be (Rhayader)

Anger Management Session

Thursday 30 March 2017

Ponthafren, Newtown

Building Self Worth - 3 week course

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

THRIVE - For Staff & Volunteers - 3 week course

Monday 8 May 2017

Mid Powys Mind, LLandrindod Wells

Mental Health Today Wales 2017

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Conference & Exhibition in Cardiff

Stress & Anxiety Management - 3 week course

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Storytelling for Health Conference (2 days)

Friday 16 June 2017

Arts in Health, Wales

Asylum: Action and Reaction conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

A conference in Manchester to celebrate 30 years of Asylum magazine

Mental Health Awareness Course

Wednesday 5 July 2017

Mid Powys Mind

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