Everyone has Mental Health
“Mental illnesses, unlike broken bones, are invisible to everyone but those experiencing them. But their reality is no different and no less painful. Many will suffer in silence, unaware that helpful treatments are available.”
A quarter of us will experience mental health problems or illness at some point, having an enormous effect on those around us. Worse still, sufferers often face discrimination and stigma.
Please visit these helpful websites that can signpost you and help you start taking the steps to improve your Mental Health.
Furthermore, there are Services that the GP can refer you to; to be seen at the surgery by Mental Health professionals such as Counselling.
Counselling Service (PCCS)
What is counselling?
Counselling is a talking therapy. It is a skilled way of helping people with a range of different emotional problems.
Primary Care Counselling is a free service provided by the NHS in all GP Practices. The Primary Care Counselling Service is for people with mild to moderate difficulties.
Primary Mental Health
Support Service (PMHSS)
If you feel you would benefit from any of these services please make an appointment to discuss this with a Doctor who can refer you.