Your mental health involvement network.

Cardiff & Vale Action for Mental Health (cavamh) provides a range of services around mental health involvement – including support for groups and involvement representatives, discussion groups and a range of resources – for anyone with an interest in mental health in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Around a quarter of people in Wales will experience mental health problems.

Anyone can be affected at any stage of life.

“The advice and support hasn’t stopped. Ideas/innovations have continued in spite of covid.”

Young People’s Mental Health

Get involved with our Join the Dots project for a range of support and info that’s especially relevant for young people.

Adults’ Mental Health

Get involved with our sefyll project with a range of information and opportunities for you to have your say on mental health services in Cardiff & the Vale.

Older Persons’ Mental Health

Are you looking for information or to get involved and have a say on mental health services tailored to older persons and carers? Our nexus project is for you.

Urgent mental health help

Mental Health

Stay connected, influence change and share best practice with other voluntary sector groups and peers in the sector.

Mental Health Directories

If you are looking for mental health organisations or resources in Cardiff and the Vale, we have links and information in two cavamh directories:

  • the Mental Health Services Directory for all ages, groups, individuals and services
  • and Directions our guide to mental health services for older people in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Small Grants Fund Information

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Videos and Podcasts.

Watch videos or listen to podcasts on mental health and wellbeing topics.


Find out what mental health related training is available in Cardiff and the Vale.

Gallery & Bookshelf

Check out our virtual bookshelf or browse our gallery.


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Thank you to Rachel and all of the staff from the care sector who met with me to outline the ongoing pressures being faced by the sector. Care staff in Care Homes and in the community are a vital part of our health and social care services and they have made huge sacrifices over the past 20 months. Working in Social Care services is such an important role which is invaluable to families whose loved ones are looked after. Staff told me how rewarding the relationships developed between carers and residents can be and made recommendations for supporting the sector.Thank you to all of the carers in the Vale of Glamorgan. ... See MoreSee Less
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The FMNC professional singers and musicians will take to the stage to celebrate and highlight the work they do. Join the family, and sing along - make your soul sing!
This event is free and will take place in the foyer of Wales Millennium Centre. #dementia #Cardiff @theCentre

Pumpkin Painting and Decorating at Memory Lane Social Club, Cathays Community Centre on 28th Oct. Free for people affected by demenia and their carers. Contact Phil on 029 2037 3144 if you'd like to attend. #dementia #dementiafriendlycommunities #Cardiff @CCYCP1

Apply for up to £3,000 from the ICF Dementia Friendly Communities Fund 2021 Round 2. Deadline 29th Oct #Cardiff #ValeOfGlamorgan #Dementia #DementiaFriendlyCommunities #Funding

FREE #Cardiff and #ValeOfGlamorgan #mentalhealthforum #training coming up on November 9th - Minority Ethnic Awareness, training by @DiverseCymru Book here -

Join The Exchange

Join our cavamh community for free, to share your thoughts on mental health issues and services through our social forum and membership.

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