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Mental Health & Dementia Awareness Weeks: a round-up

25 May 2017

Find out what we got up to in the PAVO mental health team during two important awareness-raising weeks.[more]

Funding boost for CAB supporting people in contact with mental health services

30 March 2017

Newtown-based Citizens Advice Powys has been awarded £25,000 to develop a project that will help support people with mental health problems in the town and wider communities. The Martin Lewis Fund has awarded the money as part of £1m donated to the Citizens Advice Bureau charity nationally. It wil[more]

Ponthafren Welshpool Outreach is recruiting Volunteer Support Workers

23 March 2017

Could you offer some time and enthusiasm to support this mental health charity in North Powys?[more]

Active Monitoring comes to Radnorshire

2 March 2017

The mental health charity Mid Powys Mind works with Powys GPs to provide innovative new service.[more]

Changes to the Third Sector Broker Service for Powys

19 December 2016

Background - For the last three years PAVO has been providing an independent Third Sector Broker service in Powys operating out of ‘Powys People Direct’ (Powys County Council’s single point of access contact service for individuals needing support from social services).  The Third Sector Bro[more]

FREE online course: Psychology & Mental Health: Beyond Nature & Nurture

8 December 2016

Over six weeks, you will explore some of the current challenges and debates in the area of diagnosis and treatment, and discover new ways of thinking psychologically about mental health. Starts 23 January with Peter Kinderman, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool.[more]

Bags of Help - a community grant scheme from Tesco

5 December 2016

Three projects in each of the Tesco regions will receive a grant each month[more]

Vacancy with Disability Powys

28 November 2016

Development Manager based in Llandrindod Wells[more]

Boxing Shadows

25 October 2016

A week of events & activities in Llandrindod Wells 10 - 15 November for the Welsh Mental Health Arts Festival 2016.[more]

Dementia Care Setting Garden Make Overs

5 October 2016

Living through Landscapes is a three year, Lottery funded project with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of dementia patients through increased use of outside spaces. They are now launching applications to take part in Year 2 and 3 of the project.[more]

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Elan Links - FREE Five-Day Ecology Course in the Elan Valley, near Rhayader, Powys

23 April 2018

The Elan Links project is currently running in the Elan Valley, near Rhayader, Powys and creates opportunities for people to access bespoke well-being woodland activities, woodland skills training courses, week-long intensive training in sector specific activities, mentoring, work placemen

events

Visit to Abbey-Cwm-Hir Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Thursday 26 April 2018

Ponthafren Association

80's Disco Night

Saturday 28 April 2018

Newtown

Sculpture Workshop 1 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Newtown

Smartphone Workshop

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Ponthafren, Newtown

Become a Dementia Friend

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Machynlleth

Stress & Anxiety Management Course (3 weeks, Wednesdays)

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Mental Health Today Wales 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

Conference in Cardiff

Public Health Network Cymru - Sustainability Showcase 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Coffee Morning

Sunday 13 May 2018

Dementia Friendly Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Networking Event - Mental Health Awareness Week

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 17 May 2018

Guilsfield

Ink Drawing 2 with Sorell Matei

Thursday 17 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

SafeTALK:Suicide Alertness Course for Everyone

Monday 21 May 2018

Bracken Trust, Llandrindod Wells

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Caersws

Managing Depression Course (3 weeks, Mondays)

Monday 4 June 2018

Presteigne

THRIVE Course (5 weeks, Mondays)

Monday 4 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Newtown

Community Workers Meetings (Montgomeryshire)

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Credu (formerly Powys Carers)

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Machynlleth

Talk by Ted Maidment on the life of Judy Garland

Thursday 14 June 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Sculpture Workshop 2 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 21 June 2018

Guilsfield

Stencil Techniques 1 in Painting with Sorell Matei

Thursday 21 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 27 June 2018

Caersws

Mental Health First Aid Course (2 days)

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Presteigne

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Machynlleth

Stencil Techniques 2 in Painting with Sorell Matei

Thursday 12 July 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Sculpture Workshop 3 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 19 July 2018

Guilsfield

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Caersws
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