Your mental health involvement network.

Cardiff & Vale Action for Mental Health (cavamh) is a mental health development organisation. We provide a range of services to voluntary groups, and third sector organisations.

We are currently involved with over 100 local groups advising on such matters as fundraising, training, local forums, planning and information technology. We offer practical advice and support for Mental Health organisations to develop new ideas and improve your services.

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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 project has made great changes to breaking down barriers between the ‘them and us’ issue. I realise there is still a long way to go but I hope you have laid the foundations that will continue to grow. “


cavamh have put together some resources and tips to help with taking care of your mental health and wellbeing


cavamh Co-production project

Working with Vale of Glamorgan Council and Cardiff City Council to develop and provide Co-production Training and consultancy


Community Corner

Articles, poetry and musings written and shared with us by YOU our supporters and members.


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.

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.

  Forum Padlet

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Mental Health Awareness week is approaching! We are available 24/7 for #support, #advice and #signposting regarding any #mentalhealth issues. Call us on 0800 132 737 or text help to 81066. Texts may be charged at your network standard rate. (mh)

Today cavamh is at @BarryLibrary for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek event with stalls and information from organisations including @Adferiad_ @PAPYRUS_Charity @weareplatfform and more

🔍Psychological safety = environments where people feel comfortable to speak up at work

It's vital for employee wellbeing, reducing stress, boosting engagement, and job satisfaction.

Check out our blog: https://www.platfformwellbeing.com/blog/creating-psychological-safety-at-work-to-enhance-employee-wellbeing/

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MHAW2024

Join cavamh

Membership of cavamh is free and is open to all individuals or groups with an interest in mental health across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan which shows support for the work we do.

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