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Health & Support in Powys
Discover what mental health services and support are available in Powys and find out where they are and how to access them.
Improving peoples lives…
Beyond medical looks at alternatives to the medical approach to improving mental health and wellbeing; changing the question that underpins mainstream mental health services from “what is wrong with you?” to “what has happened to you?”.
Is there a stigma around the topic of mental health? Have you experienced it? Find resources and support here, as well as tips, to help everyone have a healthier attitude to mental health.
Five ways to wellbeing
The Five Ways to Wellbeing are a set of actions which are known to promote people’s wellbeing. Doing these simple activities every day at home or in the workplace can lead to improved mental health.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
All people will experience a range of different mental health responses throughout their lives and talking about them can be beneficial. Discover ways to open up through CBT and help others to better understand.
Lived experience is your personal knowledge about the world gained through direct, first-hand involvement. Find out how to use your lived experience to help shape, plan and deliver a mental health service that puts people first.
Every individual’s mental health recovery experience is different. Explore a range of recovery options from learning or sharing to finding support.
Connecting you with help
Want to read more about legal matters related to mental health? You’ll find the Mental Health Measure, plans, safeguards and strategies here.
Powys Patients’ Council
The PPC is an open forum for Powys patients who are currently staying on the psychiatric ward at Bronllys Hospital to discuss their stay in hospital as well as issues that may concern them and their aftercare.
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Meet your Reps
Your reps are on hand to listen and make sure user/carer voices are included in the planning of services. Find out who they are and how you can get in touch.
Become a Rep
Have you used mental health services or cared for someone who has? Find out what’s involved in becoming a rep, to improve how mental health services are planned and delivered in Powys.
Your support is needed, particularly if you have lived experience of using mental health services or have cared for someone who has. Find out how to volunteer.
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Addressing loneliness in Powys: Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
Earlier this week, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, we posted about a number of new community initiatives which have recently been set up in Powys to address loneliness and isolation following the launch of the Connected Communities: Loneliness & Isolation Fund 2022 – 24.