Service users’ experiences of the new Care and Treatment Plans was the main debating point at today’s “Movin’ On Up” event in Llandudno.
George (not his real name), has had depression and anxiety since he was 13. Unfortunately George, now 18, has had no support from his family since becoming ill as “they do not believe in the existence of mental illness”.
The latest edition of the Mental Health Wales journal is now online.
The 25th anniversary Intervoice And World Hearing Voices Congress will take place at the All Nations Conference Centre, Cardiff between 19-21 September 2012.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales’ (HIW) second annual report monitoring the use of the Mental Health Act in Wales during 2010 – 11 has found that “patients are not always being made aware of their rights” and that some have been “coerced into accepting treatment”.
The Welsh Government’s new Strategy “Together for Mental Health” was the main topic of conversation at today’s “Movin’ On Up” event in Anglesey.
Hafal’s North Wales Manager Carina Edwards’ latest Western Mail column is now online.
“Take control”, a new publication by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) produced in partnership with Bipolar UK and Hafal was launched by the Mayor of Newport, Councillor John Guy, at today’s Movin’ On Up event in Newport.
The importance of early intervention in the treatment of serious mental illness – and the need for GPs to become up-to-speed in diagnosing mental ill health – was one of the talking points at today’s Movin’ On Up event in Barry.
There was an air of celebration at today’s ‘Movin’ On Up’ event at Chepstow Castle Car Park.