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.

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It's #StressAwarenessMonth - and throughout April, we'll be sharing tips on how to manage stress.

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Our Advice & Advocacy service is available, we help with Energy advice, Housing and homelessness, Welfare benefits & allowances.

Contact our office on 0290343154 or go to our office to book an appointment.

This Friday 12 April! @wildrhythm_cic workshops starting from Pedal Power cafe at 10.30am (finish by 12noon). Connect your senses with the beautiful nature of @buteparkcardiff whilst creating nature-based sounds. Free and all welcome.

I'm more than just 'tired'

🗓️8 May
⏰10:00 – 13:00

This new course looks at what fatigue is and why we might experience it. We will explore management strategies using the expertise of lived experience and clinical knowledge

📩[email protected]

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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