If you live in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen) and are worried about your mental health please contact NHS Wales 111 Press 2.
Need urgent help? Go to our urgent help page.
You can also seek help from one of the helplines or services below by filtering by topic area or the type of support you want in the search bar.
If you feel you need ongoing support to improve your mental health, then you may need professional support from the NHS. This is a free service and you will be able to access this help from within your GP surgery. Ask if there is a Psychological Health Practitioner based in your surgery. If not, then your GP can provide support.Find out more ➝
Providing information and advice for carers and support with getting help in a crisis. Gwent Carers Café can also provide information on mental health conditions and legislation, training opportunities, Carers Assessments, support with grant applications and benefit entitlements.
Email support is available Monday – Thursday, response within 2 working days
Do you need help talking to professionals about your own care and support needs or those of someone you care for? We offer a free confidential service that can help you have more voice, choice and control when decisions are made that affect you.
Monday – Friday 10am -3pmVisit the Gwent Access to Advocacy website ➝
The Care Collective’s aim is that unpaid carers are looking after themselves, enjoying their lives, and achieving their goals, whilst helping a family member or friend to receive empowering care or support. This service is available within Gwent. (Blaenau-Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport, Monmouthshire and Torfaen).
The Care Collective also manage the Small Grants Scheme for Carers and the Welsh Government Carer Support Fund.Visit the Care Collective website ➝
Looking after someone can be tough, but you’re not on your own.
Carers UK is here to listen, to give you expert information and advice that’s tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and support you in finding new ways to manage at home, at work, or wherever you are. Our telephone helpline is available from Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm.Visit the Carers Wales website ➝
Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.Visit Carers Trust website ➝
Age Cymru Advice is committed to being the foremost information and advice service on matters affecting older people in Wales. We provide confidential, impartial and expert information and advice to older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals.Visit Age Cymru website to learn more ➝
Professionally approved self-help resources to help you improve your mental wellbeing.
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