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Welsh Ambulance Service new People & Community Network

The Welsh Ambulance Service is inviting the public to join its brand new network. Members of the Trust’s People and Community Network can attend...

Dyfed Powys Victim Support Hate Crime team - update

The update brings you the latest news from the Hate Crime Training & Engagement Officer in your area, in addition to information and news from other...

Representatives required for The Partnership Forum for Older People - Powys | Chwilio am gynrychiolwyr ar Y Fforwm Bartneriaeth ar gyfer Pobl Hŷn - Powys

The Partnership Forum for Older People in Powys currently recruiting up to 5 older people / service users representatives to join the Forum to...

Wild Skills Wild Spaces - a natural way to wellbeing in Powys

Wild Skills Wild Spaces is an innovative new ecotherapy project delivered by Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust in partnership with Powys Teaching Health...

Lle i anadlu – cynllun seibiant dyledion | Breathing Space – debt respite scheme

Lle i Anadlu – cynllun seibiant dyledion Mae Llywodraeth y DU wedi lansio proses newydd i ymdrin ag adfer dyledion heddiw (4 Mai 2021). Mae Lle i...

Opportunities for 1 x Individual Carer and 1 x Service User Representative / Cyfleoedd i 1 x Gofalwr Unigol ac 1 x Cynrychiolydd Defnyddiwr Gwasanaeth

Opportunities for 1 x Individual Carer and 1 x Service User Representative on Mental Health Regional Planning and Development Partnership The Powys...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 – Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) / Deddf Galluedd Meddyliol (Diwygiad) 2019 – Trefniadau Amddiffyn Rhyddid (LPS)

You may be aware that there is an amendment to the Mental Capacity Act which introduces Liberty Protection Safeguards (for those age 16 and over)...

The Guide: youth mental health literacy

Ponthafren Association and Action for Children are delighted to be bringing a new pilot project to the youth community of Powys. They are testing an...

Wales Mental Health & Wellbeing Forum - National Forum member vacancy

Would you like to influence decision making about Mental Health Services in Wales? You can do this by becoming a volunteer national member of the Wal...

Cais am Ddyfynbrisiau Adeiladu a chefnogi Gwefan Iechyd Meddwl Powys / Request for Quotations Build and Support Powys Mental Health Website

Cais am Ddyfynbrisiau Adeiladu a chefnogi Gwefan Iechyd Meddwl Powys PAVO yw Cyngor Gwirfoddol Sirol Powys sy'n cefnogi'r trydydd sector ym Mhowys....

Coronavirus & Me - Results of January 2021 survey of young people in Wales

Professor Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales, introduces the report. Here is just a taster: "This report presents the views and...

Samaritans Cymru wants to improve help for people who self harm

Samaritans Cymru, the leading charity for crisis support and suicide prevention, recently published a new report, The Right Support At The Right Time?...

Review on why people with mental health or welfare concerns access emergency services

This National Review was commissioned by Welsh Government as part of the Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan through the National Crisis Care...

Disability Wales launch Disabled People's Manifesto: Bring us our Rights

After months of work and collaboration with over 200 disabled people and activists from across Wales, the charity Disability Wales is delighted to...

Welsh Government challenge for innovative ideas in response to coronavirus pandemic

The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), which can offer up to £50,000 to promising projects able to start in January 2021 and complete by the...

New Minister for Mental Health & Wellbeing on How are we doing in Wales

Every two weeks, Public Health Wales conducts interviews with hundreds of people aged 18 or over across Wales, to understand how Novel Coronavirus...

New mental health delivery plan 2019 - 2022

Read the updated version of Together for Mental Health - the Welsh Government's revised delivery plan for improved mental health services in Wales.

New Goleudy Victim and Witness Service

The Goleudy Victim and Witness Service has been set up by Dyfed-Powys Police. It supports victims of crime from the time of reporting the crime right...

Self Injury Support survey about pre-A&E phone triage for self-harm

The NHS in England and Wales is considering using a 'call before you walk' approach to attending A&E over the winter to try and reduce pressures on...

Samaritans wellbeing support line for health and social care workers in Wales

Samaritans has launched a new confidential wellbeing support line for NHS and social care workers in Wales. The wellbeing support line is for anyone...

Experts by Experience wanted: Powys Regional Partnership Board

BWRDD PARTNERIAETH RHANBARTHOL POWYS. POWYS REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP BOARD. Gwella iechyd a lles pobl ar draws Powys.  Improving people's health and...

Armed Forces Day - support in Powys for men & women in the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to...

Supporting people who have experienced traumatic events

This guide has been produced by the National Centre for Mental Health for anyone supporting people who have experienced traumatic events. It is...

Mental Health Regional Development and Planning Partnership Board Continuing to meet - online

During Covid-19 lockdown the Mental Health Regional Planning and Development Partnership will continue to try to meet online every 3 months to ensure...

Mums Matter Brecon & District Mind

Staff at Brecon & District Mind are pleased to announce further lottery funding to develop their successful Mums Matters programme. This means they...

Mums Matter Ystradgynlais Mind

The Mums Matter course from Ystradgynlais Mind delivers 7 sessions over 7 weeks for women who are experiencing Perinatal Mental Health problems,...

New support service for Powys keyworkers announced by Mid & North Powys Mind

Are you a key worker, furloughed, or finding things difficult? In these trying times most of us will need someone to talk to, someone to listen....

Coronavirus briefing from mental health charity Hafal

The mental health charity Hafal has published an online briefing about "protecting people with a serious mental illness". "Across the country...

Carers invited - Credu's virtual forum dates

How are you? What's going well for you? What could be better? Join other Carers and Young Carers in your area at Credu's online zoom meetings. You...

SilverCloud, online mental health support for Powys residents

SilverCloud online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Residents in Powys now have access to online support if they are struggling with stress, anxiety, or...

Conwy and Denbighshire Mental Health Advocacy statement regarding Covid-19 / Datganiad Eiriolaeth Iechyd Meddwl Conwy a Sir Ddinbych ynghylch Covid-19

All our advocates are working from home, but all our phone, fax systems, emails are functioning as normal.  Until further notice our team will not be...

Working together to look after the dead, dying & bereaved in Powys

During these unprecedented times it is vital that we also continue to offer the highest standards of care at the end of life. The impact of...

Publication of the Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan - 2019-22

On Friday 24 January 2020 Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health & Social Services, published the new Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan for...

Do you have lived experience of "mental illness"?

Help University College London learn what helps you in your community. UCL wants to find ways to help community groups, and places such as museums...

New Mums Matter course from Ystradgynlais Mind

The Perinatal Service at Ystradgynlais Mind offers support in South Powys. The mental health charity supports women aged 18 and upwards who are...

Welsh Ambulance Service new mental health leaflet available

The Welsh Ambulance Service Mental Health Leaflet entitled ‘You are not alone’, is now available, giving a range of Mental Health Support Helplines. ...

Ymgynghoriad ar Law yn Llaw at Iechyd Meddwl – Cynllun Cyflawni 2019-22 / Consultation on the Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2019-22

Rydym am glywed eich barn ynghylch gwella iechyd meddwl a llesiant pobl o bob oed yng Nghymru. Disgrifiad o'r ymgynghoriad Cynllun cyflawni...

Cam-drin sylweddau - Sut allwn ni wrando? Substance Misuse - How can we listen?

Mae Llais Dinasyddion yn gwneud yn siŵr bod gwasanaethau cam-drin sylweddau yn cael eu cyflawni yn y ffordd gorau drwy gynnwys gwybodaeth arbenigol y...

MaDCaff is going National, and we want you to get involved

Disability Arts Cymru is very pleased to announce that their MaDCaff project, which has been running successfully in and around Ceredigion for 5...

Two new jobs at Brecon & District Mind

Brecon and District Mind operates a Community Well-Being Centre and a Community Projects Centre for people experiencing mental and emotional distress....

£2.5m to transform health and social care services in Powys

A major programme in North Powys is the latest to receive £2.554m funding from the Welsh Government’s £100m Transformation Fund to back new ways of...

Blue light services in Powys come together to focus on dementia

All the Emergency Services based in Wales have come together to form a group to deliver better services for people living with dementia, their carers...

Mind Brecon and District Job Vacancy

Brecon District Mind are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated individual to carry out an interesting, but demanding role in a new service in...

Iechyd Bro Ddyfi / Dyfi Valley Health

Sichrau Gwasanaethau Gofal Sylfaenol Meddygon Teulu Diogel a Chynaliadwy yng Ngogless Orllewin Powys: Mae’r ymgynghoriad yn mynd rhagddo rhwng 11...

New Agri Sector Network for Powys

An encouraging event in January was the Farmers' Mental Health Network meeting at the PAVO offices in Llandrindod Wells. 22 people, representing 15...

By any other name - LGBTQ+ Film Premiere in Llandrindod Wells

An opportunity to see several short films on the themes of LGBTQ+ and mental health from the Iris Prize archive, including the premiere of ’By any...

What type of ambulance is required?

Welsh Ambulance Services Trust has produced a leaflet to clearly explain what type of vehicles they use and their different roles in responding to the...

The DPJ Foundation seeks counsellors to roll out service into Powys

The mental health charity DPJ Foundation was set up in July 2016 following the death of agricultural worker Daniel Picton-Jones. The foundation aims...

Volunteer counsellors sought by The Mix - a charity for young people

The Mix is the UK’s free confidential support service, providing essential support for young people under 25 who need help and don’t know where to...

Opportunity: Service User and Carers in Wales (mental health)

The Welsh Government is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for an organisation to take the lead on service user and carer policy and...

Ffoniwch 111 / Phone 111

O 3 Hydref 2018, bydd gwasanaeth Meddygon Teulu y tu allan i Oriau Shropdoc a Galw Iechyd Cymru yn rhannu un rhif hawdd ei gofio ... 111 / From 3...

Brecon & District Mind Link Worker vacancy

A new job opportunity at Brecon & District Mind working on a new research project on social prescribing for mental health.

Brecon & District Mind - vacancy

Community Well-being Worker Hours: 16 hrs per week Salary: £18,870 pro rata Location: Brecon and outreach centres Contract: Fixed term to March...

Swyddog Ymgysylltu Iechyd a Lles swydd wag / Health & Wellbeing Engagement Officer vacancy

Mae gan Gymdeithas Mudiadau Gwirfoddol Powys y swydd wag ganlynol/Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations has the following vacancy:

Swyddog...

New Health & Wellbeing team at PAVO

In future the Mental Health team will be working as part of the Health & Social Care team at Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations to better...

The Women’s Mental Health Network invites you to Turn Up The Volume

A consultation looking at women's views on mental health services

Brecon & District Mind - 2 vacancies

Family Well-being Worker Hours: 16 hrs per week Salary: £18,870 pro rata Location: Brecon and district area, based in Brecon Contact : Zoe...

Powys (Safeguarding) Local Operational Group (Adults and Children)

A copy of the Improvement and Assurance Board Bulletin (edition 3) is available here in English and Welsh. It will update you on the position and...

Powys Announcement - PTHB

Mental Health Awareness Week – Stress: are we coping?

Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 - Interim Report

The UK Government has published on the Department of Health and Social Care's website a copy of the Interim Report by the Independent Review of the...

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

The Elan Links project is currently running in the Elan Valley, near Rhayader, Powys and creates opportunities for people to access bespoke well-being...

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