News Posts from : 2009

Appropriate Adult training takes place in Cardiff

Welsh patient-led mental health charity Hafal has delivered a groundbreaking training day in Cardiff on how to provide support to young people and mentally vulnerable adults detained in police custody suites.

NHS Managers complete North-South charity ride

Three NHS Development Managers have raised over £400 each for Prostate Cancer Research Centre, the Alzheimer’s Society and the Welsh mental health charity Hafal by cycling 145 miles from North to South Wales in just three days.

Hafal to launch Criminal Justice Link Service in celebration of World Mental Health Day

Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart will officially launch Hafal’s new Criminal Justice Link Service at the Senedd on Wednesday October 14th.

The service, which is funded by a combined sum of £1.2m from the Lloyds TSB Foundation (Ex-Prisoner Programme) and the Big Lottery (Mental Health Matters) will be made available throughout Wales and is aimed at anyone with a serious mental illness who has become involved (or is at risk of becoming involved) in the criminal justice system. A grant from Comic Relief funded Hafal’s development work on criminal justice which led to this new service…

“Have You Clicked?” reminder

Remember you can still view the wide range of pictures taken by service users and members of the public during our successful “Have You Clicked?” campaign which took place last year…

Hafal awarded funding to help young people with serious mental illness

Welsh mental health charity Hafal has been awarded £154,131.00 by the Big Lottery Fund’s “People and Places – investing in your community” scheme.
The award, which covers a three-year period, will enable Hafal’s Information Hub to provide a service catering for young people aged 11-25 with serious mental illness.

Cinderella at the Eisteddfod!

Visitors to this year’s National Eisteddfod will have a unique opportunity to learn about mental health services in Wales by meeting the famous fairytale figure of Cinderella at mental health charity Hafal’s stand.

“Don’t sweep us under the carpet!”

Visitors to this year’s Royal Welsh Show will have a unique opportunity to learn a lot about mental health services in Wales by meeting the famous fairytale figure of Cinderella at mental health charity Hafal’s stand.