Ospreys players attended the Hafal National Physical Health Awareness Day in Neath yesterday (9th July) to take part in the tug-of-war and award winners with medals. Clients from across Wales got the opportunity to take part in a number of sports including welly wanging, horse racing, Tai Chi, football, volleyball and boules.
Welsh mental health charity Hafal will be holding its 2009 National Physical Health Awareness Day at the Neath Sports Centre on 9th July.
Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills Minister Jane Hutt AM has spoken of the need for “everyone with a serious mental illness to have access to the things that everyone else has.”
Hafal, Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers, will this week hold a conference in Llandrindod Wells entitled: “We Can Do It! Ensuring equal access to learning for people with a serious mental illness”.
The Welsh Assembly Government’s Review of Secure Mental Health Services has identified key objectives for service improvement in Wales. The report, which sets out the strategic vision for secure mental health services with 33 recommendations and is designed as a strategy for 10 years, recommends
A report published today by Lord Bradley has recommended key reforms to the Criminal Justice System to ensure that offenders with a mental illness can be more readily diverted into a health and social care setting.
Hafal recently met with the newly appointed Welsh Assembly Government Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services, Andrew R.T. Davies, AM.
According to new figures more anti-depressant drugs are being prescribed to patients in the South Wales valleys than anywhere else in England and Wales.
Plaid Cymru AM Dr Dai Lloyd visited Hafal on Monday April 6th to reiterate his desire to see real progress to mental health services in Wales.
Vice Chair of Hafal’s Trustees Elin Jones has responded to Swiss right-to-die organisation Dignitas’s defence of helping Britons, including some psychiatric patients, commit suicide.