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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.
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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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Lawnsiad Sefydliad DPJ o lyfrau plant hanfodol
19 October 2023
The DPJ Foundation, founded in 2016, supports the mental health of agricultural communities across Wales, providing a 24/7 helpline ‘Share The Load’. This includes supporting those who are bereaved and are experiencing grief.
Ar ddydd Mawrth 10fed o Hydref, 2023, Diwrnod Ymwybyddiaeth Iechyd Meddwl y Byd, rhannodd Sefydliad DPJ, gydag ysgolion ledled Cymru, llyfrau “Dan Y Bont”, eu cyfres gyntaf o lyfrau lluniau therapiwtig i blant.
Mae Sefydliad DPJ, a sefydlwyd yn 2016, yn cefnogi iechyd meddwl cymunedau amaethyddol ar draws Cymru, gan ddarparu llinell gymorth 24/7 ‘Rhannwch y Baich’. Mae hyn yn cynnwys cymorth i’r rhai hynny sydd wedi cael profedigaeth ac sy’n galaru.