Carers Trust Wales will this summer be hosting the biggest gathering of carers aged 16-25 ever in Wales. Young adult carers are young people who care, unpaid, for a friend or family member who could not cope without their support. We’re very fortunate to be able to host a two-day residential for young adult carers for free on 23/24 June at Trinity St. David, Carmarthen. It will offer young adult carers a unique opportunity for an always important break from caring, as well as the chance to meet other young adult carers and experience university life first-hand. Student support services and Student Finance Wales will also be on hand to talk to young adult carers about the support available to them when they go to […]
ACTivate your Life Thursday evening – 5:15pm-7:15pm – commencing 4th June for 4 weeks Venue: The Power Station Cwmbran Torfaen Primary Care Mental Health Support Service will be delivering the first of a programme of 4 classes called “ACTivate your Life”. The classes will teach attendees How your mind works How your reactions may be making problems worse How to make wise choices How to do what matters to you How to face up to life The classes are free and are open to ANYONE in the community who wishes to attend – no assessment, no registration and no waiting list – just turn up, listen and learn. ACTivate your Life worksheets will be supplied in order to build your own ACT toolkit.
ME Awareness week 11-17 May 2015 WAMES invites you to join them to spread the word online about ME & CFS this year: Wear something blue (clothes, blue ribbon, wig etc) Write a sign explaining e.g. I’m wearing blue to raise awareness of ME & CFS Photo – take a selfie, holding the sign Post your selfie on your FB and twitter #BeMEaware. Include us@WAMESMECFS so that we can retweet your support Post on WAMES’ FB /WAMESMECFS, forums, blogs etc. Like WAMES FB and share it. Share the WAMES twibbon http://twibbon.com/Support/spread-the-me-word-3 Key facts about ME in Wales: ME is classified as a neurological condition, and is a multisystem disorder. People can experience a wide range of debilitating symptoms, which can severely disrupt life, even causing […]