The Welsh Government has unveiled details of the extra £7.6m funding for young people’s mental health services it announced earlier in the year. An extra £7.6m will be invested every year in child and adolescent mental health services in Wales to ensure young people receive the right treatment at the right time, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford said today.
Making Sense is a new initiative by mental health charities Hafal, Bipolar UK, and the Mental Health Foundation, supported by Diverse Cymru, aimed at improving support for children and young people in Wales with a mental illness.
Health Minister Prof. Mark Drakeford will launch a new five-year Welsh national suicide and self-harm prevention strategy, “Talk to Me 2”, at an event on Thursday, July 16 at the All Nations Centre in Cardiff.
People in England who are having a mental health crisis are not always receiving care and support when and where they need it, the regulator has found.
Over 100 MPs from all parties attended the launch of Carers Week 2015 in Parliament this week to show support for carers. They spent time talking and listening to carers’ personal experiences of caring, what it means to care on a daily basis, and how this has impacted on their lives.