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Mental Health July 2014 E-bulletin
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Just ask us!  Call us on 01686 628300 or email More details about our information service here.
Laura and Jackie met with Dyfed Powys Police and West Wales Action for Mental Health last month. Together we are working on producing a small information card with contact details of third sector support agencies. The police will be able to use it themselves and also hand it out to people they meet who are experiencing emotional distress. 
Top: Laura Gallagher (PAVO), Helen Morgan-Howard (Dyfed Powys Police). Bottom:  Angie Darlington (WWAMH) & Anneline Rogers (WWAMH).

 @PAVOMH  What do you think we should be tweeting about? Let us know. Best of all, tweet us about it!  This month in twitter:


The Grand Opening of the Wellness and Recovery Learning Centre at Felindre Ward in Bronllys Hospital took place on 26 June. The Centre, which was developed by Powys Patients' Council and the Stronger in Partnership Network with support from the Big Lottery Fund, the Felindre Legacy Trust and Bronllys Hospital Trust of Friends, was officially opened by Philip Bowen Esq, the High Sheriff of Powys. Find out more here.


You can get involved in the Powys Stronger in Partnership Participation Network and help shape mental health services for the better across Powys. For more infomation contact: (01597 822191) or come along to one of our local meetings: 
  • Mon 28 July Ystradgynlais. Ystradgynlais Mind. 2 - 4pm.
  • Thurs 18 Sept Welshpool. Light The Way. Ponthafren Association Outreach Centre 2 - 3.30 pm
  • Wed 1 Oct Brecon.  Brecon & District Mind. 2 - 4 pm 
  • Wed 8 Oct Llandrindod Wells.  Venue TBC.  2 - 4 pm
What is the role of a Community Psychiatric Nurse? Light the Way, the action group in North Powys, has developed and published a new information leaflet that provides information about the different roles within Secondary Mental Health Services.  You can access the leaflet here.

Featured participation opportunities this month:
More about these and other opportunities on our team's Get Involved page. 


Want to find out the current news and what's on? Just click on our website links for the latest:

  • For events in July click here.
  • For events in August click here.
  • For the latest news round up click here.
For more information about voluntary sector services, activities and opportunities in your area either get in touch with us or visit our local links page here.

Featured training this month:

Do #Something Brilliant video production workshop opportunity. The Media Trust is organising a one-day training session on 14 October in Llandrindod for community groups and charities from Powys and Ceredigion. More here.


Here’s what we’ve been posting about recently: 

If you would like to write more about your experiences and views, please get in touch. We welcome guest posts from people who live and work in Powys – you can write anonymously if you wish.

Job Vacancies.  For information about job vacancies across Powys visit PAVO's website here.

Funding News and Advice.  PAVO Accredited Funding Services "Know how, know who, know when". More information here. 

Find Services In Your Community.  Powys Info-Engine - local services at your fingertips.  Just click here to start searching.  If your group or organisation is not yet registered go to and add your details.  Registration is free, secure, and simple to do. For more information or for help with registering contact Claire Powell PAVO on 01597 822191 or email

Deadline for August 2014 Powys Mental Health E-Bulletin.  Next e-bulletin is due for circulation week commencing Monday 4 August 2014. Please send any items for inclusion by 9am on Monday 28 July 2014 to

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