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 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.

Neuro Cafe

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Brecon Stroke Association

CFW Health and Wellbeing at Work Event in St Asaph

Thursday 29 September 2016

Promoting positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the workplace

Powys Autistic Spectrum Forum

Thursday 29 September 2016

Rhayader

Basic Computing Course - EVERY MON

Monday 3 October 2016

Ponthafren Association, Newtown

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

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

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

Dementia Event - Machynlleth

Thursday 6 October 2016

Ageing Well in Wales Project

Dementia Support Group - EVERY THURS

Thursday 6 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Catch up with a Cuppa - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 6 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Builth Outreach (Mid Powys Mind) - EVERY THURS

Thursday 6 October 2016

Various Activities

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 6 October 2016

Welshpool

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

Alzheimer's Charity Evening in Newtown

Friday 7 October 2016

Hog Roast and Entertainment from Dai Robs

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

Employers Breakfast Event

Monday 10 October 2016

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Day - Brecon & District Mind

Impact Report Launch - World Mental Health Day 2016

Monday 10 October 2016

Samaritans Cymru Event in Cardiff

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 11 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

CFW Health and Wellbeing at Work Event in Cardiff

Thursday 13 October 2016

Promoting positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the workplace

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

Embracing Individuality - Mid Powys Mind

Friday 14 October 2016

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

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

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Bipolar Group

Monday 24 October 2016

Brecon & District Mind

Depression Busting - 6 week course at Glyneath Training Centre

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

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!

Walking for Health Group

Monday 7 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

PAVO AGM

Tuesday 8 November 2016

PAVO 2016 Conference and AGM

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Welshpool - 3 days

Embracing Individuality - Mid Powys Mind

Friday 11 November 2016

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

Montgomeryshire Local Committee Meeting - Newtown

Monday 14 November 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Powys Wellbeing of Future Generations Event

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Stakeholder Days 15th & 16th November

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

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Friday 25 November 2016

Brecon

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 5 December 2016

A free training session in Llandrindod Wells

Walking for Health Group

Monday 5 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health Awareness Course

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Public Services working in partnership for better health and wellbeing

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Seminar in Cardiff

Full Council Meeting - Community Health Council

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 12 January 2017

Welshpool

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

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 16 March 2017

Welshpool

Asylum: Action and Reaction conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

A conference in Manchester to celebrate 30 years of Asylum magazine

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