A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the charity walk from Abereiddi to Porthgain on Saturday to raise money for Hafal. It was a glorious day for it, as you can see from the pictures. A special thank you to Mat Whiting for organising the walk which will now be an annual event in Pembrokeshire!
Today the Let’s Get Physical! campaign reached the Royal Welsh in Powys where the mobile health centre provided visitors with the opportunity to have free health checks.
Following a review over the last six months Hafal is making changes in anticipation of expansion of its activities including the development of a National Recovery Centre with inpatient services.
Three of Hafal’s younger clients were at the Senedd today to hear Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford AM speak about the state of Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Wales.
Today the Let’s Get Physical! campaign reached Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. Service users and carers in the Vale have two top tips for service users and carers in the area:-
Today was the BIG ONE: over 200 service users, carers and health professionals from across South Wales got physical at Hafal’s annual Physical Health Day in Swansea University Sports Centre. This year the event formed a part of the summer-long, service user and carer-led Let’s Get Physical! campaign which is supported by Hafal, Bipolar UK, the Mental Health Foundation and Diverse Cymru.
Mental health service users and carers will have the opportunity to take part in a number of track and
field events at the Physical Health Day which takes place in Swansea University Sports Centre on
Thursday 10th July 2014 between 10am and 3pm; the event will be attended by Bethan Jenkins AM and Swansea City Club Ambassador Lee Trundle
Healthy eating was on the menu at today’s Let’s Get Physical! event in Monmouthshire.