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Mental Health

Mind and Mind Cymru, the organisations we’re affiliated to, are a huge source of information:

Information & Advice A-Z  From 'Abuse by health and social care workers' to 'Young person's introduction to mental health'

Mental health conditions and diagnoses by subject   

Medical and alternative care for mental health issues  

Information on mental health legislation and how it can affect you 

General facts and figures about mental health 

Info about community and social care 

Impact of mental health on different communities  

Sane  0845 767 8000.  Provides help and information via phone and email.  Also has a Discussion Board

Community Advice & Listening Line (CALL)  0800 132737 freephone or text ‘help’ to 81066.  For advice, information or support with mental health matters, with searchable database  of 1500 agencies to help you find the service you need.

Mental Health Foundation incorporates the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Wellbeing podcasts which you can download and listen either on your computer or an MP3 player.

Samaritans  08457 909090 You have to pay for the call, but they will accept reverse charge calls, or you can ask them to call you back.  You can also phone their branch in Swansea 01792 655999 between 9 am – 9 pm for the cost of a local call, or visit them at 17 St John's Road, Manselton, Swansea SA5 8PR.

Panic attacks/anxiety

Anxiety UK formerly The National Phobics Society.  0844 775774

Anxiety Alliance 0845 2967877

Anger management

This is one of our most popular courses.  Contact us to find out when the next course is due to begin.

Boiling Point a campaign by the Mental Health Foundation on anger and mental health.

British Association of Anger Management has some advice on how to deal with anger.

Anger Management Expert has over sixty articles on dealing with anger.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD Action 0845 390 6232  Largest UK charity focusing on OCD, provides support and information, and works to raise awareness.  Has a lively forum and other useful sections.


Depression Alliance Journeys   02920 692891  Supporting people to find their own route to recovery from depression.  Can arrange for one of their staff to meet you at our office in Ystradgynlais - please call them direct.