Hafal’s work across the 22 counties of Wales was showcased at the charity’s “Road to Recovery” autumn conference which took place in Builth Wells yesterday.
New Welsh mental health laws were passed on Tuesday when Assembly Members approved the Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure.
The National Assembly is due to pass a motion to approve the proposed Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure next Tuesday (2nd November). The Measure will introduce new mental health laws to Wales and aims to:
Former New Labour Government Adviser Alastair Campbell has launched a new mental health programme for young people in Flintshire.
There has been a mixed reaction to how the UK Government’s Spending Review will affect mental health service users in Wales.
Hafal has launched ‘12 Lives’ – a unique publication presenting the stories of people in Wales with experience of serious mental illness – and its Big Lottery-funded Young People’s Information Hub, at the Senedd.
Hafal Chief Executive Bill Walden-Jones has urged law-makers to ensure that the Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure “must set out and clearly prescribe a modern, progressive, holistic care plan.”
In the second of her special reports on ITV Wales this week Journalist Mariclare Carey-Jones looked at the shortage of accommodation with support for people with mental ill health.
The Mental Health (Wales) Measure is currently being considered in detail by the National Assembly for Wales.
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.