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    NEW VACANCY: Link Worker
    September 5, 2018
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    Job title: Link Worker Salary: £22,401 pro rata (1.0 FTE); actual salary is £14,530 (actual...
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    Homelessness Support Worker - Step-by-Step Project
    August 7, 2018
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    Homelessness Support Worker - Step-by-Step Project Salary: £16,445, plus pension and expenses package. 37 hours FTE Permanent...
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    NEW VACANCY: Blue Light Support Officer
    July 10, 2018
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    Blue Light Support Officer Salary: £21,268 pro-rata  Actual Salary: £6131.00 (8 months) 16 hours up until...
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    Blaengwawr Inn Raising Awareness of Mental Health Following Tragic Deaths in the Community
    June 20, 2018
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    The Blaengwawr Inn, Aberdare is planning a weekend of fundraising activities following the tragic...
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    Nadia Runs For Better Mental Health
    June 13, 2018
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    We want to say a huge congratulations to Nadia Currie who has taken part...
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    New Vacancy - Resilience Project Worker
    June 12, 2018
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    Resilience Project Worker Salary: £21,268.00 37 hours for 8 months Fixed Term (subject to sustaining continuing funding) Co...
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    Treharris artist to raise awareness and funds with mental health exhibition
    May 3, 2018
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    A man from South Wales who lives with bipolar disorder is being supported to...
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    Merthyr and The Valleys Mind Project Recognised in Welsh Government Report
    April 23, 2018
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    Step-By-Step project commended by Welsh Government   Step-By-Step supports people with homelessness prevention Our Step-By-Step project, which...
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    Merthyr and The Valleys Mind Has Moved Office
    April 20, 2018
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    New address and phone number We have recently moved office, but not very far. We're...
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    How We Can Better Manage Stress - Stress Awareness Month 2018
    April 18, 2018
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    Tips to combat stress this 'Stress Awareness Month' We all know what it’s like to...
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    Playing Pokémon Go Is Helping People With Mental Health Issues Feel Better
    July 19, 2016
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    Pokemon Go was released a few days ago, and it is dominating the lives...
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    Men twice as likely as women to have no one to rely on for emotional support
    July 14, 2016
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    One in ten men and one in twenty women currently has no one...
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    Carers Star Project
    July 4, 2016
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    Project 5 Ways To Wellbeing
    July 4, 2016
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    Mind can help you ‘find the words’ to speak to your GP about mental health
    June 20, 2016
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    As part of a new campaign, Mind is urging anyone who is worried about...
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    How ditching the classroom boosts children's mental health
    June 2, 2016
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    Three years ago teacher Simon Poote spotted a disused strip of land on the...
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    Mental Health Awareness Week
    May 16, 2016
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    Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 takes place from 16-22 May, with the theme of relationships. Connect There is...
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    Vitamin D, fish oil and folates may enhance antidepressants
    May 4, 2016
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    "Do antidepressants work better when taken with supplements?," the Mail Online asks. A new review...
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    Journey 2 Employment Social Job Club
    May 3, 2016
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    The Journey 2 Employment project is a friendly peer support social job club that...
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    ‘Burnout and depression’: the doctors struggling with their mental health
    April 20, 2016
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    On his way to work one day as a first-year junior doctor, Craig felt...
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    Manifesto for the Assembly Election 2016
    April 20, 2016
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    In recent years, politicians have begun to take mental health more seriously. But there’s...
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    Mental health deaths under-reported
    April 11, 2016
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    A charity for bereaved families is demanding the government investigates the way deaths of...
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    Social Forum - Cyfarthfa Park
    March 29, 2016
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    5 Ways to Wellbeing - Be Active Social Forum Last week our social forum members took some...
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    Government is breaking pledge on mental health policy, warns former minister
    March 29, 2016
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    Thousands of people suffering from mental health conditions will continue to miss out on...
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    Anti-depressants: WHO concern over use by children
    March 10, 2016
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    A rise in the use of anti-depressant drugs among children is a concern, the...
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    Vacancies
    March 8, 2016
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    We are recruiting for the positions of Homelessness Support Worker and a Community Employment...
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    Eating Disorder Awareness Week
    February 23, 2016
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    It's National Eating Disorder Awareness Week    
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    Emoodji is live - Mind's brand new wellbeing app
    February 17, 2016
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    Mind announce the arrival of Emoodji, a new app to help students cope with the...
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    Counselling Volunteer Placement - Merthyr and the Valleys Mind
    February 16, 2016
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    Are you looking to become a student counsellor with experience? Please note Volunteer Qualified Counsellors must...
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    Football and Mental Health
    February 16, 2016
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    Many football fans imagine that players live in ivory towers, cut off from the...
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    Merthyr and the Valleys Mind - What We Do
    February 16, 2016
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      We’re one of over 140 local Minds in England and Wales. Our local Mind...
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    Mental Health and Happiness in Wales - ONS
    February 9, 2016
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    The Office for National Statistics has surveyed levels of happiness, anxiety and life satisfaction...
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    Time To Talk Day
    February 4, 2016
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    It's time to talk day and today we are out in Merthyr Tydfil to...
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    Mind - Access to Psychological / Talking Therapies Survey
    February 3, 2016
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    If you've accessed psychological therapies or talking therapies, we would like to hear of...
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    Schizophrenia breakthrough as genetic study reveals link to brain changes
    January 28, 2016
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    Discovery of a link between genes which play a key role in brain development...
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    Time to Talk
    January 20, 2016
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    We'll be out and about in Merthyr Town Centre on Feb 4th for ‪#‎TimeToTalk‬ come and...
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    Merthyr and the Valleys Mind busts the Blue Monday myth with #BlueAnyDay
    January 18, 2016
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    Mind, the mental health charity, this year wants to dispel the myth that the...
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    We Wear The Same Shirt - Time to Change Wales
    January 14, 2016
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    Merthyr Town F.C. was recently reformed in 2010 but has history dating back to...
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    Cwm Taf Mental Health Recovery College Spring Timetable
    January 12, 2016
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    Prime Minister outlines key priorities for mental health investment
    January 11, 2016
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    The Prime Minister is announcing plans for investment in mental health care, including £290m...