The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has apologised to an assault victim after wrongly deciding that because he had a mental health problem his evidence could not be considered credible in court.
Shadow Health and Social Services Minister Jonathan Morgan AM has pledged his full support for the Wales Alliance for Mental Health (WAMH) vision for a Mental Health Measure (Welsh law). Mr Morgan, who proposed the Mental Health Legislative Competency Order to develop a Measure and has overseen its progress at the Assembly
Rob Pickford, Chief Inspector of Care and Social Services in Wales (CSSIW) has suggested that social services and social care in Wales are improving – but greater consistency is required. This week Mr Pickford launched the organisation’s first annual report, a document which examines a number of key areas within the CSSIW’s remit
A report by the Prince’s Trust has claimed that a significant minority of young people in Wales believe their lives are meaningless.
The survey, which was published this week, found that while the majority of 16-25 year-olds in Wales have a positive outlook on life, more than one in ten often feel down or depressed.