The decision to close big mental hospitals and treat patients in the community has failed to help the most vulnerable, according to a major new report from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ).
An excellent new website, “Epic Friends”, has been set up to help young people with a serious mental illness.
Hafal Practice Leader Keith Jones has won a Gold award at the prestigious Wales Care Awards 2011. Keith, who works at the mental health charity’s Bridgend project, was presented with the Promoting Fulfilled Lives Award at a ceremony attended by Health and Social Services Minister Lesley Griffiths AM at City Hall, Cardiff on October 21st.
Consultation on the Draft Code of Practice for Parts 2 and 3 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 has begun.
Health and Social Services Minister Lesley Griffiths AM has outlined her vision for mental health services in Wales.
A report from the ‘Taking the Wheel’ campaign will be launched in the Oriel Gallery of the Senedd by Health and Social Services Minister Lesley Griffiths AM on Tuesday October 11th.
The Ministry of Defence has launched a campaign (to coincide with World Mental Health Day) to promote better awareness of the mental health injuries of war.
Hafal Expert Patient Trainer Dave Smith’s latest monthly Western Mail column is now available online.
Health and Social Services Minister Lesley Griffiths AM will celebrate World Mental Health Day with Members, staff and partners of the Welsh mental health charity Hafal in the Oriel Gallery of the Senedd on Tuesday October 11th.
Health and Social Services Minister Lesley Griffiths AM has spoken exclusively to John Gilheaney from Hafal’s Young People’s Information Hub about a range of issues relating to young people and serious mental illness.