Key Facts

  • Mind Matters is a Gwent-wide Opportunity – Covering Torfaen, Monmouth, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent and Newport
  • Peer-led workshops on mental health delivered by young volunteers
  • Funded through the National Lottery Fund

Mind Matters aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 14 – 25 living across Torfaen in south Wales. Working with CAMHS, Primary Mental Health and Public Health Wales, the Mind Matters project will train young volunteers to deliver peer-led workshops on mental health in youth settings across the area.

Mind Matters is a unique and innovative partnership project that delivers creative ways to address mental health & wellbeing issues with young people. Workshops will be delivered in schools, colleges and youth establishments to young people aged 14 plus by their peers.


Funding for Mind Matters is through the National Lottery Community Fund.