Mental health charities have greeted changes to the new system of sickness benefit, which were introduced this week, with caution.
A report by The University of Manchester has highlighted major communication problems between mental health services and suicidal young people in the UK.
Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart has outlined her mental health service spending for the next two years.
Hart’s announcement follows last week’s draft budget which saw the announcement of increased funding for health and social services as part of the Welsh Assembly Government’s One Wales commitments.
A unique photography exhibition showcasing the creative work of mental health service users, carers and members of the public has been held to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD).
Health Minister Edwina Hart has rejected setting up a single all-Wales mental health organisation as suggested in Professor Michael Williams’ paper Iechyd Meddwl Cymru.