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Calling all budding actors,directors, camera people, script writers, sound technicians and anyone wh...

10 October 2017

A wonderful opportunity to learn new skills and have your voice heard.[more]

Great Wall of China - 10 day trek

25 September 2017

The Mental Health Foundation are excited to announce that in October 2018 they're running a ten day trek on the Great Wall of China, exclusive to supporters of the Foundation. Now, you can trek through the breath-taking Chinese landscape, along the historic Great W[more]

Threat to the UK’s Community Transport Services?

12 September 2017

An update on Community Transport provision in Powys and possible changes which may take place.[more]

Cash gift to boost Ponthafren Association's counselling service

20 July 2017

Former chairperson Tim Halford has donated his 70th birthday funds to the Newtown mental health charity.[more]

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]

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Mind Brecon & District - 2 vacancies

17 July 2018

Family Well-being Worker Hours:  16 hrs per week Salary:  £18,870 pro rata Location:  Brecon and district area, based in Brecon Contact :  Zoe Porter/Clare Searle on 01874 611529 or email info@breconmind.org.uk Community Well-being Worker Hours:  10 hrs per week Salar

events

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Caersws

SOS (Silence of Suicide)

Friday 27 July 2018

Brecon Mind

Dementia Workshop

Monday 30 July 2018

A PAVO event in Llandrindod Wells to discuss engagement with local communities to shape future dementia services in Powys.

Youth Group Mid Powys Mind (every Thursday)

Thursday 2 August 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Dementia Friends Dyfi Valley (first Tuesday of the month)

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Memory Cafe - Machynlleth

Dementia Friend Training Session

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Ystradgynlais

Dementia Friends Dyfi Valley (first Tuesday of the month)

Tuesday 4 September 2018

Memory Cafe - Machynlleth

Life Story Dementia Training

Wednesday 5 September 2018

Brecon

Youth Group Mid Powys Mind (every Thursday)

Thursday 6 September 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Children Who Self Harm (one day course)

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Newtown

Powys Community Health Council - Full Meeting

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Here I Am: Focusing workshop with Elizabeth Halls

Saturday 15 September 2018

A Bleddfa Centre event near Knighton in East Powys

Dementia Friend Training Session

Thursday 20 September 2018

Brecon

Montgomeryshire Local Committee

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Powys Community Health Council

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee

Thursday 11 October 2018

Powys Community Health Council

Inward Journey - Focusing workshop with Elizabeth Halls

Saturday 13 October 2018

A Bleddfa Centre event near Knighton in East Powys

Dementia Awareness Training

Thursday 18 October 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Dementia Friend Training Session

Friday 19 October 2018

Ystradgynlais

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Brecon

Challenging Behaviour and Autistic Spectrum Disorder Training

Thursday 22 November 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Dols (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Guidance Training

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Domestic Abuse (Adults) Training

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Powys Community Health Council - Full Council

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health Awareness (half day training)

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Newtown

Dementia Awareness Training

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Newtown

Children Who Self Harm (one day course)

Friday 15 February 2019

Brecon

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training

Thursday 21 February 2019

Newtown

Life Story Dementia Training

Thursday 7 March 2019

Newtown
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