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Below are links to information and sources of support to help you look after your wellbeing. They are services provided across the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area.

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Local opportunities in Blaenau Gwent

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Local Opportunities in Blaenau Gwent

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want wellbeing information or advice for you or someone else. You can browse Dewis Cymru by selecting what matters to you and searching by postcode, or you can use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing to search for resources. Each page provides a link to our resource directory, where you’ll find organisations and services local to Blaenau Gwent that may be able to help.

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Mind Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent

Mind Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent – which is a local mental health charity. The service provides mental health information, advice and support for people living in Blaenau Gwent. They also offer the free the six week Active Monitoring course which helps people better understand their mental health and wellbeing.

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Blaenau Gwent GAVO Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations

GAVO support and advise organisations, community groups and individuals on all aspects of volunteering and provide training and advice for volunteers.

Louise Tovey
Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Partnership Officer

Mobile: 07483 128052
Email: [email protected]

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Blaenau Gwent Wellbeing Coordinators

Blaenau Gwent Council has a number of ‘Wellbeing Coordinators’ working throughout the Borough to reconnect people back into their communities. Wellbeing Coordinators also work with many groups and organisations within communities to help people find activities and groups that can benefit their own wellbeing.

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Blaenau Gwent County Council

Blaenau Gwent County Council website contains information on things you can do and visit in the area. It provides information on opportunities to improve mental wellbeing: such as details on local sports/leisure centres, country parks and other activities where you can be more active; green spaces and areas of local interest such as heritage sites where you can practice being more mindful and be in touch with nature. It also contains information on your local libraries where you can find the Reading Well for Mental Health books and learn more about how to improve your mental health and wellbeing. See their website for more information.

Local opportunities in Caerphilly

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Local Opportunities in Caerphilly

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want wellbeing information or advice for you or someone else. You can browse Dewis Cymru by selecting what matters to you and searching by postcode, or you can use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing to search for resources. Each page provides a link to our resource directory, where you’ll find organisations and services local to Caerphilly that may be able to help.

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Mind Caerphilly Borough

Caerphilly Borough Mind is a local mental health charity. The service provides mental health information, advice and support for people living in Caerphilly. They also offer the free the six week Active Monitoring course which helps people better understand their mental health and wellbeing.

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Cwtsh Caerphilly

Cwtsh Caerphilly provides weekly guides of what’s going on to support and improve health and wellbeing in the Caerphilly towns of Rhymney, New Tredegar, Bargoed and Risca.

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Caerphilly GAVO Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations

The Caerphilly team provides help and advice to voluntary and community organisations to help increase their resilience and develop a thriving third sector. The borough is diverse and the information ranges widely to include volunteering, development, health and social care and early language.

Laura Brosnan-James
Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Partnership Officer

Mobile: 07375 917387
Email: [email protected]

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Caerphilly Cares

Caerphilly Cares team provides a service for local residents in need of support for issues such as food poverty, debt or rent arrears, isolation or loneliness.

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Caerphilly Community Connectors

Caerphilly Community Connectors work with adults throughout Caerphilly. They aim to reconnect people with their communities by helping them find suitable activities and groups, linking people together who have similar interests and encouraging participation within their community. Find out more below.

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Caerphilly County Borough Council

Caerphilly County Borough Council website contains information on things you can do and visit in the area. It provides information on opportunities to improve mental wellbeing: such as details on local sports/leisure centres, country parks and other activities where you can be more active; green spaces and areas of local interest such as heritage sites where you can practice being more mindful and be in touch with nature. It also contains information on your local libraries where you can find the Reading Well for Mental Health books and learn more about how to improve your mental health and wellbeing. See their website for more information the area including sports and leisure centres and green spaces.

Local opportunities in Monmouthshire

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Local Opportunities in Monmouthshire

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want wellbeing information or advice for you or someone else. You can browse Dewis Cymru by selecting what matters to you and searching by postcode, or you can use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing to search for resources. Each page provides a link to our resource directory, where you’ll find organisations and services local to Monmouthshire that may be able to help.

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Mind Monmouthshire

Mind Monmouthshire is a local mental health charity. The service provides mental health information, advice and support for people living in Monmouthshire. They also offer the free the six week Active Monitoring course which helps people better understand their mental health and wellbeing.

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Monmouthshire GAVO Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations

The GAVO Monmouthshire team provides all aspects of Community development, and Health & Social care that identifies gaps in provisions and services. The team are keen to work in partnership with other third sector, public sector and Private sector to achieve these aims.

Miranda Thomason
Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Partnership Officer

Mobile: 07375 913672
Email: [email protected]

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Monmouthshire Wellbeing Links Co-ordinators and Advisors

Wellbeing Links Co-ordinators are community based individuals who’s aim is to help people improve wellbeing and avoid crisis. They provide a point of contact for wellbeing information, and advice and help people access local activities, opportunities, and services in order to build resilience and improve quality of life.

Contact email: [email protected]

GP practices in Monmouthshire also have Wellbeing Links Advisors attached to their surgeries. Wellbeing Links Advisors are available to meet with individuals who have social rather than medical needs. They can provide information and introductions to a wide range of the local opportunities, activities or services that may be useful to improve wellbeing.

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Monmouthshire County Council

Monmouthshire County Council website contains information on things you can do and visit in the area. It provides information on opportunities to improve mental wellbeing: such as details on local sports/leisure centres, country parks and other activities where you can be more active; green spaces and areas of local interest such as heritage sites where you can practice being more mindful and be in touch with nature. It also contains information on your local libraries where you can find the Reading Well for Mental Health books and learn more about how to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Local opportunities in Newport

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Your Newport

Your Newport is a free online map that connects you to everything that can help your mental and physical wellbeing in the Newport area

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Local Opportunities in Newport

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want wellbeing information or advice for you or someone else. You can browse Dewis Cymru by selecting what matters to you and searching by postcode, or you can use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing to search for resources. Each page provides a link to our resource directory, where you’ll find organisations and services local to Newport that may be able to help.

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Mind Newport

Newport Mind is a local mental health charity. The service provides mental health information, advice and support for people living in Newport. They also offer the free the six week Active Monitoring course which helps people better understand their mental health and wellbeing.

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Newport GAVO Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations

GAVO supports Newport’s Community groups and third sector organisations that provide vital mental and physical wellbeing services for adults and vulnerable people in our diverse communities. Collaboration is at the heart of what they do, bringing added value to community planning, networking and engagement.

Susanne Maddax
Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Partnership Officer

Mobile: 07949 086260
Email: [email protected]

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Newport Community Connectors

Newport Community Connectors work with individuals, groups and organisations across the Newport area to provide information and advice about support, help you find activities in your area and help you to meet more people in your community.

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Newport City Council

Newport City Council website contains information on things you can do and visit in the area. It provides information on opportunities to improve mental wellbeing: such as details on local sports/leisure centres, country parks and other activities where you can be more active; green spaces and areas of local interest such as heritage sites where you can practice being more mindful and be in touch with nature. It also contains information on your local libraries where you can find the Reading Well for Mental Health books and learn more about how to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Local opportunities in Torfaen

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Local Opportunities in Torfaen

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want wellbeing information or advice for you or someone else. You can browse Dewis Cymru by selecting what matters to you and searching by postcode, or you can use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing to search for resources. Each page provides a link to our resource directory, where you’ll find organisations and services local to Torfaen that may be able to help.

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Mind Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent

Mind Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent – which is a local mental health charity. The service provides mental health information, advice and support for people living in Torfaen. They also offer the free the six week Active Monitoring course which helps people better understand their mental health and wellbeing.

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Connect Torfaen

Connect Torfaen is a platform where you can meet friends, make connections and share information. See the website for more information.

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Torfaen Voluntary Alliance

TVA provide help and advice to volunteers, those who wish to start volunteering and organisations who recruit volunteers. TVA supports community based organisations, and social enterprise development in Torfaen and surrounding areas.

Pat Powell
Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Co-ordinator
01495 365619
07888 282254 (Mobile)
[email protected]

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Torfaen Community Connectors

Torfaen Community Connectors support and enable people to find suitable activities, groups and networks that join like-minded people who may have similar interests. This helps encourage participation and engagement in the community and builds self-confidence, resilience and wellbeing.

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Torfaen County Borough Council

Torfaen County Borough Council website contains information on things you can do and visit in the area. It provides information on opportunities to improve mental wellbeing: such as details on local sports/leisure centres, country parks and other activities where you can be more active; green spaces and areas of local interest such as heritage sites where you can practice being more mindful and be in touch with nature. It also contains information on your local libraries where you can find the Reading Well for Mental Health books and learn more about how to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

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