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Mental Health June 2014 E-bulletin

Not sure where to find the information you are looking for about services, help, support and activities?  Want to know more about voluntary organisations across Powys?

We are here to help, please get in touch with your questions and we will do our best to answer them. Call us on 01686 628 300 or email More details about our information service here.

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

It's The Inside that Matters. The hard copy is available in all Powys libraries and 500 copies have been distributed across Powys but now we are delighted to announce the launch of this beautiful book, produced as part of the Powys DIY Futures Stories Project, as an e-book.  You can access it here. 

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


Get involved in the Powys Stronger in Partnership Participation Network and help shape mental health services for the better across Powys.  You can read more about the network here.  You can read more about what has been going on and the difference this network is making here.  

Want to get involved?  All welcome to join in. You can contact: (01597 822191) to find out more.  Or why not pop along to one of our local meetings:  
  • Thurs 3 July Ystradgynlais.  Venue TBC.  2 - 4.30 pm.  
  • Thurs 18 Sept Welshpool. Light The Way. Ponthafren Association Outreach Centre 2-3.30 pm
  • Wed 1st Oct Brecon.  Brecon And District Mind. 2-4 pm 
  • Wed 8 Oct Llandrindod Wells.   Venue TBC.  2 -4 pm 
"Just want to say huge THANK YOU for getting me involved and are looking forward to WHAT'S to come."

New participation opportunities this month:
  • Big Lottery wants to hear from YOU.  From now to July 2014, is Lottery we inviting people to add their voice to a UK-wide conversation on key areas of Big Lottery Fund’s work.To share your ideas, click here
  • Could You Make a Difference to Health Services for People in Powys?  PAVO is looking for people to become part of the Community Health Council teams in Brecknock & Radnor and Montgomeryshire.  More here.
Spread the word. These are just a few highlights of the participation opportunities available, to find out more about these and others visit our team's Get Involved page or get in touch with us.  If you are in contact with people that might be interested in these opportunities, then please forward this e-bulletin to them or get in touch for a hard copy.


This month we have decided to provide you with a link to all the latest news, events and training that we have collated and published on our website, rather than listing them all in the bulletin.  As usual there is lots happening and lots to find out about so do use the links below to find out more.

  • For events in June click here.
  • For events in July 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.


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.
And finally ....tell us what you think of this e-bulletin and let us know how we could improve it. You can provide feedback about using our confidential survey here or you can contact us directly with your feedback, suggestions and ideas on 01686 628300 or 01597 822191 or email

Deadline for July 2014 Powys Mental Health E-Bulletin.  Next e-bulletin is due for circulation week commencing Monday 2 July 2014. Please send any items for our website by 9am on Monday 30 June 2014 to  


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