New strategy shows we’re all in this ‘together’

Yesterday, Health Minister, Lesley Griffiths launched the Welsh Government’s new ten-year mental health strategy ‘Together for Mental Health’. It’s a strategy that is designed for everyone in Wales to play a part in improving the health and wellbeing of a nation – think about it….this is a watershed moment for Wales and mental health policies…

The appetite has been whetted

On Monday, I set up this blog, a Facebook page and Twitter feed, in an effort to dip my toe in the water with Making Minds and to start generating interest in the idea. I’m mighty glad I did. Not only has it served to renew contact with people that had previously expressed an interest…

Welcome to the making minds blog site!

Hello. I’m Mark Smith, the mind behind ‘making minds’. I’ve lived with severe depression and anxiety for more than ten years and now want to help others with mental ill health, with art and creativity as the vehicle for that support. Across this blog and making minds pages on Facebook and Twitter, I aim to begin generating sufficient interest…