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Mind Cymru reports and guides

Read our reports on mental health issues in Wales.

Mae'r dudalen hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg. This link will take you to a Welsh translation of this page.

A new mental health strategy for Wales 

In 2023 we spoke to around 400 people to ask their priorities for Welsh government’s next mental health strategy, which will be published in 2024. This report explores what actions we need to see from government in the new strategy for a healthier, happier Wales.

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Research on the impact of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has made existing mental health inequalities worse.

This report looks at the impact coronavirus has made on mental health, particularly for vulnerable communities.

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Improving people's rights around mental health

The Mental Health Measure is a piece of legislation that focuses on improving people's rights to mental health support. Rights like accessing treatment, and advocacy in hospital. This report looks at the impacts the Measure has had. And what more can be done. 

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Rebuilding Minds after stroke

In partnership with Stroke Association, we worked with stroke survivors to understand the gaps in mental health support following a stoke, and what can be done about it.

This report summarises those experiences and makes recommendations to Welsh Government and the NHS. 

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Issues with digital services 

The coronavirus pandemic meant that mental health services in Wales developed new ways of working, including digital appointments.

This helped people to get support during lockdown. But there were lots of issues with these digital services. This report explores those issues.

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Waiting times for therapy

Thousands of people across Wales wait longer than the 26-week target to get specialist psychological therapy. Hundreds of people wait for more than a year.

This report looks at how the Welsh government can improve choice, increase capacity and reduce waiting times.

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The pandemic and mental health

Through our research in 2020, more than 800 people told us how the pandemic affected their mental health. 

This report explores those people's experiences. 

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How you can get involved with our work in Wales

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We campaign to get a better deal for those of us in Wales with mental health problems. Find out more.

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Stand For Me

Join our campaign to hold the Welsh Government to account on election promises. 

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Mind Cymru

With our network of 20 local Minds, we're the leading mental health charity in Wales. Find out more.

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