Plans have been drawn up for a 125-bed replacement mental health unit for Whitchurch Hospital.
Health and Social Services Minster Edwina Hart AM has reaffirmed that improving mental health services in Wales remains a key priority for the Welsh Assembly Government.
“Taking the Wheel”, a service-user led campaign which aims to empower people with a serious mental illness in Wales to take control of their lives and the services they receive will be launched at a special Seminar in Builth Wells on May 12th.
Health Minister Edwina Hart has announced £1.678m funding for child and adolescent mental health (CAHMS) and learning disabilities services running up to 2013-14.
A board game which aims to aid the understanding of Bipolar disorder is being planned.
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On the day that marks the beginning of the Welsh Assembly Government’s consultation programme on three sets of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure’s draft Regulations, Hafal Service User Champion Sue Barnes has highlighted the importance of care planning.
“Sue’s view”, a briefing on the Mental Health (Wales) Measure Regulations by Hafal Service User Champion Sue Barnes is now available.
A report published in the British Medical Journal has suggested that using cannabis as a teenager or young adult increases the risk of psychosis.