Every condition is individual, so what feels 'normal’ to one person may be very different to what other people experience. However you feel, you are probably not alone and help is available from the Health, Wellbeing & Disability Service.
If you don't feel as though you are ready to book an appointment with a Nurse, Wellbeing Adviser or Disability Adviser to discuss your situation or you want to be able support yourself while you wait for an appointment to become available, check out the resources below to see how you might be able to help yourself.
If you are in need of urgent help, click the red button in the header to access essential websites and helplines. If the matter is life threatening, call 999 immediately.
Abuse in Childhood
BAME Helpline Wales - Helpline available for anyone over the age of 18 living in Wales, particularly if you identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic, or if you would like to speak to someone in a language other than English or Welsh.
The Samaritans - provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Call 116 123, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Havens- specialist support for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted. For urgent advice and appointments, please call 020 3299 6900.
Solace - provides advice and support for women for domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Mermaids have been helping gender-diverse kids, young people and their families since 1995
Barod – substance misuse service that provides free, confidential information, advice and support to anyone affected by substance use. This service is also available for concerned others who are worried about, or affected by, a loved one’s substance use. Barod operate a confidential live webchat service that is available 7-days a week via their website, that provides information and support.
SMART Recovery – A confidential mutual aid group that helps participants decide whether they have a problem, builds up their motivation to change and offers a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery. Barod facilitate SMART Recovery meetings within the Cwm Taf area. For more information please contact Barod Cwm Taf Service on 0300 333 0000.
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