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.


Chat, make friends or share mental health tips and resources with other people living in Cardiff and the Vale.

What’s going on?

Our next event is…

September Mental Health Forum

Directory Search.



Stay up to date with the latest mental health news and updates.

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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Bore da / Good Morning...If you get tired learn to rest, not quit.📷: Rach Pricei siarad / to talk: 0800 587 4262neu testun / or by text: 07860 048799Ar agor / open: 24/7#ShareTheLoad #RhannwchYBaich ... See MoreSee Less
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Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness but because you deserve peace. ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to this international group of participants who completed the IPS online core training today with Lisa Archibald, Mindy Smith and Bret Smith. We had an amazing array of nationalities represented - Ireland, Wales, Canada, Taiwan, England, South Africa, Scotland and USA! Such a wonderful, rich experience together and exciting adventures ahead. ... See MoreSee Less
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When your head is that full that you don't know what to do next ! It can be good to release a bit of it . Give one end to us together we can start to unravel it .It takes a lot of courage to ask for help but we all need to at some point in our lives.It's so important to seek help if you are struggling 💔...please ask! We offer a confidential free non judgemental listening ear so please call/text 07967559594 or Email [email protected] #itsgoodtotalk ... See MoreSee Less
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GVS celebrating Adult Learners Week from 20th – 26th September!

Why not learn more by volunteering – It’s the way to build your skills, boost your confidence and gain practical experience.
Check out our friendly Guide to Volunteering

Seeing something about suicide online can be distressing, so it’s important that you can take steps to look after yourself.

Check out our top tips on how you can do that here:

We are holding an open day!

Join us on Wednesday 6th October and meet the staff and find out about our services.

#WorldMentalHealthDay #mentalhealth #Wales

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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