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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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.


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

Learn more about stress and what can help you manage it: https://bit.ly/4aQrWOT

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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 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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