Monmouthshire Mental Health Service User and Carer Network

Mental Health Service User and Carer

Network Meeting



Date:    Wed 10th Dec 2008


Time:   1:30pm – 3:30pm (mince pies included)


Location: Mental Health Resource Room,

Sessions House, Usk, NP15 1AD





1) Discussion with Jill Jones from the Genesis Project


2) Consultation on the ‘Talk To Me’ Suicide and Self harm national action plan


3) Discussion around service user and carer representatives on the Adult Mental Health Strategic Planning Group


4) Any Other Business



Monmouthshire Mental Health Internet Blog: SpeakEasy in Mons

SpeakEasy is an internet ‘Blog’ which also doubles as a web resource for information, links, discussion, and events.  It contains a substantial list of Help Line information, and links to sites for specific issues for young people, adults, older adults and carers.

To reach the ‘Blog’ type SpeakEasy in Mons into the Google search bar.  It also registers on NTL Broadband, MSN, and Yahoo. Try it, use it, send in your comments on what is already there, and write your own piece about anything to do with mental health. You can also feed back any comments or suggestions for improvement.

Library and Self Help Resources at the MH Resource Room, Sessions House, Usk.

A resource of books, cd-roms, videos and dvd’s supporting people with mental ill health and their carers and families is available for individual loan or to discussion groups, and is being continually enlarged.   A portable dvd player can also be borrowed.  Contact Richard or Jen on 01291-673728 for info (answerphone).


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