New local mental health website launches

03/18 - Image - Police Commissioner Opens Mental Health Conference

 

Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Local Primary Mental Health Support Services team announced the launch of the new website at the Mental Health Conference, hosted by Dyfed-Powys Crime & Police Commissioner in Carmarthen on 1 March 2018.

 

At the launch, Dafydd Llywelyn, Police Commissioner said: “I am delighted and honored to launch this valuable new service. Good quality and easily accessible information is an important step toward providing positive mental health support for our communities.”

 

Developed in partnership with West Wales Action for Mental Health, service users and staff, the website is a fully bilingual resource, with further developments planned for the future.
Angie Darlington, Director of West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH) said: “West Wales Action for Mental Health is pleased to be part of supporting the IAWN website. Access to good quality local information is vital to positive mental health support”

 

03/18 - Image - Screenshot of IAWN website

 

Liz Carroll, Interim Director of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at Hywel Dda University Health Board added: We are delighted to launch this valuable, new resource for people looking for information and self-help guides about mild to moderate mental health problems. We plan to further develop the website based on user feedback and hope to develop an ‘app’ sometime in the near future.

 

The website can be accessed at:  http://www.iawn.wales.nhs.uk