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.

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

Ghosts of Newtown Christmas Past

Monday 5 December 2016

A ghost walk in Newtown with Rory Evans

Mental Health Awareness Course

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Tea. Chat and Activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 6 December 2016

A dementia friendly event

Public Services working in partnership for better health and wellbeing

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Seminar in Cardiff

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Thursday 8 December 2016

NPTC (Coleg Powys), Newtown

Star Gazing Event in the Brecon Beacons National Park

Thursday 8 December 2016

Brecon and District Mind

Quiz Night

Thursday 8 December 2016

Dementia Friendly Newtown

Out of Work Service - Peer Mentoring Regional Workshop Event

Friday 9 December 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Christmas Ceilidh

Saturday 10 December 2016

Brecon Mind Event

Full Council Meeting - Community Health Council

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Christmas Lunch

Friday 16 December 2016

Knighton Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Christmas Lunch

Friday 23 December 2016

Wellbeing Centre (Mid Powys Mind)

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 12 January 2017

Welshpool

New Year, New Me - Health & Wellbeing Event

Monday 16 January 2017

Bronllys, Brecon

Wales Dementia Strategy Consultation (2nd stage - Llandrindod Wells)

Tuesday 17 January 2017

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

New Year, New Me - Health & Wellbeing Event

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Newtown

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

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon - 3 days

Complementary Therapies

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon & District Mind

Regional Participation Network Event (Participation Cymru)

Thursday 2 February 2017

Machynlleth

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

The Many Faces of Dementia

Monday 27 February 2017

FREE online course

Research in Wales Conference (Cardiff)

Thursday 2 March 2017

Public Health Wales - Research Collaborations:Working Together in Wales

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown

Full Council Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Llandrindod Wells

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 16 March 2017

Welshpool

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

our latest tweets

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Inspired by Dr Val Huet @ #artsandhealth2016 lets recapture the exploratory early art therapy & modern coproduction & lived experience

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