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.

Dementia Friendly

Small Grants Fund Information

What’s going on?

Our next event is…

MHF Counselling Services Group November

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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.

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ICF Dementia Friendly Communities Fund 2021 Round 2 (REVENUE FUNDING) - apply for up to £3,000. Deadline - 12 noon Friday October 29th.
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A reminder that the next #mentalhealthforum is being held tomorrow -
#Cardiff #ValeOfGlamorgan #mentalhealth

"But remember, only you know your own body and mind, so when something doesn’t feel right, even if you are unsure what it is, reach out."

@YoungMindsUK blogger, Lauren shares her experience of when she realised she needed support.

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This project has been supported by the European regional development fund through Welsh government, improving the lives of people and communities across the nation. #EUfundsCymru @WCVACymru @allsaintsps @sthcpsbarry @GwenfoCWPrimary @standrewsmajor @CadoxtonPS @highstreetps

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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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