Local Mental Health Organisations

News — Local Mental Health Organisations


Should you, or anyone you know, ever need someone to talk to, there are lots of fantastic local and national organisations ready and waiting at any time. We’ve listed some of them below. Simply click on the organisation and it will take you straight to their website, but if you would like more information first, please see below.

Mental Health Foundation

  • The Mental Health Foundation is committed to improving mental health services and promoting mental well-being for everyone in Wales.
  • From their office in Cardiff they work closely with Members of the Welsh Assembly to inform policy and improve services. They also provide consultancy for the Welsh Assembly Government to improve service user and carer involvement across Wales.
  • Take a look here at a range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health. There are podcasts, videos, inspiring stories and information about getting help if you’re struggling.

Cyfle Cymru

  • Cyfle Cymru peer mentors help people to develop confidence, and provide support to access training, qualifications and work experience.
  • They help people affected by substance misuse and/or mental health conditions to gain the skills necessary to enter the world of work.


  • Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want information or advice about your well-being – or want to know how you can help somebody else.
  • No two people are the same and well-being means different things to different people. So Dewis Cymru is here to help you find out more about what matters to you.
  • Want to find out more about what is available, take a look here.


  • Hafal (meaning ‘equal’) is the principal organisation in Wales working with individuals recovering from serious mental health illness and their families.


  • Kaleidoscope supports people with drug, alcohol and mental health issues so they can have a brighter future in their communities.


  • The NHS has a wide range of mental health services available all in one place.

Red Cross Community Connectors

  • The Red Cross Community Connectors, an organisation offering support for those experiencing loneliness and social isolation in the UK.


  • Whatever you’re facing, a Samaritan will face it with you. They are there, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent Mind

  • Mind believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. If you need help or someone to talk to please see helpful numbers below;
  • Mental Health Helpline; 0800 132737
  • Samaritans; 116 123 (freephone)
  • NHS Non-Emergency; 111
  • Or find out what services are currently available here.

Time to Change Wales – Let’s end mental health discrimination

  • Time to Change Wales is the first national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems.

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