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Support for Mental Health

Page last updated: 04 September 2019

Talking Therapies

We all feel down, anxious or stressed from time to time, but if you have been experiencing these feelings for a few weeks or more you may be facing mental health problems.
You are not alone. In every community 1 in 4 people experience mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress.
Mental illness is as significant as physical illness so it is important to get help as soon as possible. Lots of people have found talking therapies helpful. Sometimes it’s easier to talk to a stranger, a trained therapist who will listen to you and help you find your own answers to problems. This is called talking therapy, and can come in many forms such as:

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