What we do

The Primary Care Mental Health Support Service are aimed at individuals from the age of 18 who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems for example anxiety and depression, or for those who have more serious mental health problems but who are sufficiently recovered that their illness is stable.

We are based in four locations – Rhondda, Taff Ely, Cynon and Merthyr. For Bridgend Services, please follow this link

How to access

Primary Care Mental Health Support Services operate either within, or alongside, existing GP practices. Prior to an assessment being offered we will need an up to date referral from the registered GP practice.

What to expect

We aim to contact you and offer an assessment within 28 days. The aim is for all mental health assessments to be goal focussed and the assessing practitioner will discuss suitable interventions provided which are short term and can be delivered by telephone, face to face or video call.

We can provide information and advice to individuals and carers as well as ‘signposting’ them to other sources of support, including third sector organisations. We can also support onward referral with secondary mental health services, where this is felt to be appropriate for an individual.

Contact us

Rhondda Team
Trealaw Resource Centre
Brynteg Terrace
CF40 2PD
Tel: 01443 443443 (75460)
Taff Ely Team
Dewi Sant Health Park
CF37 1LB
Tel: 01443 443443 (75400)

Cynon Team
Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
New Road
Mountain Ash
CF45 4DG
Tel: 01443 715188
Merthyr Team
Keir Hardie Health Park
Aberdare Road
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1BZ
Tel: 01685 351194

Self Help resources

Useful Links

  • Crisis Resolution Team: They deal with people with urgent mental health problems and are available 24hrs a day.
    Royal Glamorgan Tel: 01443 443443 ext 74388
    Prince Charles Hospital Tel: 01685 726952
  • Samaritans: 24hr listening ear for anyone in distress
    Tel: 0845 790 90 90
  • Community Advice & Listening Line: Offers a confidential listening and support service.
    Tel: FREEPHONE 0800 132737
    Text: 81066

Useful Documents