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Rethink Mental Illness

WEBWhen someone’s mental health starts to decline, acting quickly is crucial. 4 in 5 people experiencing a deterioration in their mental health say they weren’t seen quickly enough. …

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Who will fix our mental health system

WEBWe hear more about mental health than ever before. Despite improved public attitudes, and the hard work of our NHS, too many people are still being failed by a …

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What are the signs and symptoms of depression

WEBOverview. Signs of depression include feeling low, feeling bad about yourself, withdrawing from people and low motivation. Depression affects different people in different ways. If …

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Going into hospital for mental health treatment

WEBMost people with a mental health problem are treated in the community. But you may need to go into hospital if you’re very unwell. You might go to hospital as a voluntary patient or …

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About your mental health diagnosis or treatment

WEBIn this information ‘your doctor’ means your GP or psychiatrist. Doctors can have different opinions, particularly in mental health. Second opinions can help you feel more certain …

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Everyone living with mental illness deserves a place they can call …

WEBSupported housing combines housing with support services to create a safe place to call home. However, too many people are not getting the quality of experience …

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Worried about someones mental health

WEBWe may feel more stressed, angry or sad. These feelings are not always a sign of a mental health problem. But changes in behaviour can be a sign that your relative is developing …

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About Services and Groups

WEBOur services. We provide 90 expert mental health services in England. These can help you or someone you know with everything from advocacy, to housing to criminal justice and …

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Social Care Assessment and Eligibility

WEBThe Care Act 2014 is the law which explains what your local authority must do to assess your care needs and your eligibility for care and support. The ‘local authority’ or ‘LA’ is …

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Planning for your care

WEBAdvance statements and advance decisions are similar but there are differences. An advanced decision is a document to state which treatments you want to refuse in the …

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How do drugs and alcohol affect mental health

WEBPeople use drugs and drink alcohol for lots of different reasons. Whatever your reason, using drugs or alcohol may have a long-term negative effect on you. It may take longer …

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How does cannabis affect my mental health

WEBCannabis is known by different names such as marijuana and weed. Cannabis is an illegal drug that can make you feel happy or relaxed and anxious or paranoid. THC is the main …

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Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) mental health

WEBIf you are from a Black Asian or Minority Ethnic background, you may face specific issues relating to your mental health. This page gives information on your options for support …

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Discrimination and mental health

WEBDiscrimination and mental health. This section looks at what to do if someone has treated you unfairly because of your mental illness. It explains the Equality Act 2010 and how it …

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What is the Mental Health Act

WEBThe Mental Health Act says when you can be taken to hospital, kept there, and treated against your wishes. This can only happen if you have a mental disorder that puts you, …

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NHS mental health teams (MHTs)

WEBThis is the next level of care in the NHS. It covers general community and hospital care. A mental health team (MHT) is part of community care. Community care means you get …

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Mental capacity and mental illness

WEBThe Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is a law that provides a legal framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of adults who lack capacity. The Act will cover you if you are: …

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Supporting someone with a mental illness

WEBLet them know you are there to listen, if and when they are ready. Offering to spend time with your relative or doing something together lets them know that you care. Talking …

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