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Deputy Minister urges eligible families to claim Healthy Start payment

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle MS, is encouraging eligible families to sign up for Healthy Start to get healthy food and vitamins for free.

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Nearly £8m in funding to extend employment support services

The Welsh Government is investing nearly £8m to continue three employment services that help people recovering from physical, mental ill-health and substance misuse into and to remain in work, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle, has announced today.

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Suspected suicide information to be collected to prevent future tragedies

A new national monitoring system is being set up to collect  information on suspected suicides as part of a wider approach to prevent future tragedies, the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Lynne Neagle has announced.

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£3m awarded to bereavement charities across Wales

Charities supporting people through bereavement will benefit from £3m in funding over the next three years the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle has announced today.

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National consultation asks public to help create a smoke-free Wales by 2030

The Welsh Government is calling on people across the country to join a national consultation that will shape its strategy to make Wales smoke-free by 2030.

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Over £7m in funding to extend online mental health service

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Lynne Neagle has confirmed an additional £7.7m in funding to continue providing SilverCloud Wales - the free online mental health support tool for a further three years. The work will be overseen by Powys Teaching Health Board.

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£13m boost for new plan to reduce and prevent obesity in Wales

Reducing inequalities will be at the heart of the Welsh Government’s Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales Delivery Plan for 2022-24, supported by a £13m investment.

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Mental health programme Time to Change Wales extended by three years

A campaign to help people to talk about mental health and to end discrimination has received an additional £1.4m to extend the programme by three years, Welsh Government Ministers have announced today.

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New look online support launched providing mental health support for young people

An online resource dedicated to helping young people aged between 11 and 25  to access mental health support has been relaunched to include new information and advice. 

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Look after your mental health this Christmas and New Year– says Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives and the emergence of the Omicron variant is once again a stark reminder that the pandemic is not yet over. I want people to know support is available for them 24/7.

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Wales’ launches first national action plan to support and treat alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD)

A first of its kind national framework for prevention, diagnosis, treatment and support for alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) has today been published by the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle.

 

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Ambition to make Wales smoke-free by 2030 - as smoking remains the leading cause of premature deaths

Tackling health inequalities and more help to help people quit are key parts of a new plan to make Wales smoke-free by the end of the decade.