Monday, April 22, 2024

Mental Health in Wales

Find mental health support services in Wales covering all areas of cognitive, behavioural, and emotional well-being of adults and children.  Mental health is basically the health of our mind, the same way physical health is the health of our body.

The information, resources and support sites listed here all relate to mental health for anybody in Wales and includes issues like depression, how we cope with problems that life throws at us, anger and how we deal with it, anxiety, panic attacks and conditions such as bipolar. You can find confidential online resources specific to Wales, telephone support and helplines and support in Welsh locations for adults, children and teens experiencing mental health issues and related problems.

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A free and confidential drugs and alcohol helpline for Wales. Offers freephone support as well as text support via text DAN to: 81066. Also includes online resources and self help guides.

Set up to provide help recovering all managing a range of mental health issues and illnesses including schizophrenia and bipolar. Site includes details of centres and support locations throughout Wales with contact details and social media links. Information available in Welsh and English.

Providing dedicated support for people with mental health problems in North Wales including a Coronavirus (COVID-19) response section and telephone and email contacts.

Supporting and empower people who have mental health problems in Wales. Highlights a number of services including training, advocacy and dementia services. Includes contacts at two Bridgend locations plus offers crises support contacts.

Provides mental health support and advice with a directory of related resources and services for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Also offer information for carers including benefits and support with advice on issues of health and well-being in Wales.

Hafal, Wales is leading charity that provides confidential mental health support to people with serious mental illness and their carers throughout Wales. Site includes useful articles, information for families and carers, education, training and much more.

Supporting adults in Monmouthshire with mental health issues with a range of courses and social groups and employment opportunities. Includes donation details, an A to Z of mental health and details of training and how to get support.

Providing support services as well as promoting a positive attitude to mental, emotional and physical well-being. Information in English and Welsh with contact details. Haverfordwest.

Operates two mental health and resource and outreach centres, in Cynon and Rhondda. Offers a telephone befriending service, weekly Zoom meetings, and mental health and wellbeing signposting helpline during Coronavirus times.

Set up to provide support to children and young people in Wales experiencing mental health concerns. Site includes text support contacts and a number of national 24-hour helplines offering support during Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Organises events and activities to raise mental health awareness in Wales as well as working with anybody experiencing mental health issues to create a greater sense of well-being. Offers details of how to get involved.

Set up to help end mental health discrimination in Wales and part of a national campaign to tackle discrimination and the stigma often faced by adults in Wales with a mental health problem. Site offers help and support with details in English and Welsh.

A chartable organisation set up to improve the standards of mental health throughout West Wales and to give support to Welsh organisations with an interest in mental health. Includes a number of links of interest, recovery details and contact for their Carmarthen office.