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Powys Community Directory spreads its wings – helping people to ‘know what’s out there’!

10 June 2015

Find out more about the online service directory info engine - which is spreading from Powys to West Wales.[more]

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine - Patients in Police custody

21 May 2015

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has produced new best practice guidelines for patients brought to hospital by the police.[more]

June Jones - London marathon runner

6 May 2015

The Ponthafren Association, which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing in Montgomeryshire, is very grateful to June Jones for running the London marathon in aid of the Association. [more]

Dyfed Powys Police Makes ‘Time to Change’ Pledge

20 April 2015

Dyfed Powys Police works with the lead organisations behind Time to Change Wales - Gofal, Hafal, and Mind Cymru, to address the stigma surrounding mental health problems.[more]

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visits Ponthafren Association

9 April 2015

Nick Clegg met with staff and volunteers at the mental health charity in Newtown on Tuesday.[more]

Free support to quit smoking!

9 April 2015

Find out more about free support provided in Powys for people who wish to quit smoking.[more]

Powys Individual Forum events in April 2015

7 April 2015

Join us in Brecon or Caersws near Newtown to find out more about mental health services. We want to hear what you think.[more]

Brecon & District Mind seeks new trustees

26 March 2015

Can you help progress the work of Brecon & District Mind, the voluntary sector mental health resource centre in the south of Powys?[more]

Participation Worker vacancy - Mental Health

23 March 2015

A new post in the Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations mental health team to support the development of Together for Mental Health networks across Powys.[more]

Comic Relief award of £110,605 for Powys project to develop Mental Health Networks

5 March 2015

The mental health team at Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations is pleased to announce 3 year funding from Comic Relief for a much-needed new participation project.[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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