The National Assembly for Wales’ Health, Wellbeing and Local Government committee has today heard evidence from Welsh mental health charity Hafal on the issue of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment for Services Veterans.
A briefing paper on Supervised Community Treatment (SCT) has highlighted “serious concerns” over the disproportionate use of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) for people from black and ethnic minority communities.
A new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry has concluded that people with a serious mental illness are no more likely to be violent than anyone else – unless they abuse drugs or alcohol.
Welsh mental health charity Hafal has issued a checklist of the Welsh Assembly Government’s report on young people’s mental health services “Breaking the Barriers: Meeting the Challenges – Better Support for Children and Young People with Emotional Well-being and Mental Health Needs”.
A 24-bed mental health hospital for women has been officially opened by Delyn MP David Hanson.