Caniad supports people who want to have their voices heard, influence decisions, and help to shape mental health and substance misuse services.
Our model, which is used as a framework to help involve more people in these vital areas.
Our structure has been developed by a panel of people who use mental health and substance misuse services, and their carers, across all six counties of North Wales.
Our service has been built upon a ladder of participation and co-production.
Original Caniad Panel Members with Lesley Singleton of BCUHB at the launch of Caniad 2016
The Caniad panel is an advisory panel, that supports Caniad to deliver the service. Together we look at monitoring, ensuring that the contract is delivered and that Caniad meets all its targets. The Caniad panel also support with setting budgets and arrange the Shining Star Awards. It is the Caniad Panel that shortlist and select the nominations for the big night. If you would like to get involved in the Caniad Panel, then please contact our panel members above.
Stephen Beach, Caniad Panel Chair
Caniad worked with the Area Planning Board and the Mental Health Division to hold an event solely based around crisis, we looked at good practice, what is needed and experiences of people who have been in crisis. If you would like a copy of the report, please email firstname.lastname@example.org