Daily Archives: April 18, 2014

Bipolar4LifeSupport.co

Bipolar 4 life support is a non profit community that has been around for about 9 years all registers get a life time free SSA membership, http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co on line support group WE have a donation button but it is not … Continue reading

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Community Care

OVRVIEW Someone with a mental health condition may need support in the community. This section sets out how an adult over the age of 18 with a mental health condition can access ‘community care’ services from their local authority. This … Continue reading

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EARLY INTERVENTION

•Early intervention services work with you if you are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. •Psychosis is a term used if you experience a break with reality. This can include having unusual beliefs or seeing or hearing things that other … Continue reading

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GP appointements

Usually, the first steps to getting help if you feel you are having problems with your mental health is visiting your general practitioners’ (GP) surgery. A GP is a doctor who can provide treatment and care for your physical and … Continue reading

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Complementary Treatments

Complementary therapies are a diverse range of health-related treatments which are not part of mainstream medical care. Generally speaking they are thought to increase well-being, aid relaxation and promote good mental health in all. They are also known as alternative, … Continue reading

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Electroconfulsive Therapy (ECT)

OVERVIEW •Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is not commonly used to treat mental illness and can be considered as rather controversial. Its use has significantly decreased in recent years and it is used far less than medication and talking therapies. •ECT involves … Continue reading

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Early Intervention teams

OVERVIEW •Early intervention services work with you if you are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. •Psychosis is a term used if you experience a break with reality. This can include having unusual beliefs or seeing or hearing things that … Continue reading

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Feeling Sad

Feeling sad Everyone will experience sadness from time to time in the ups and downs of everyday life. However, a persisting period of sadness could point to a mental illness, including (but not limited to) depression and anxiety. Mental health … Continue reading

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