Such as talking to a volunteer over the phone or face to face about their problems
Support for Mental HealthPage last updated: 04 September 2019
For some people with an identified mental health issue, maintaining good mental health may be more difficult and complex.
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Having a professional work with you to help manage your mental health
To help you deal with a traumatic or underlying long term mental health issue
Only your GP can decide whether it would be beneficial for you to go onto medication for your mental health.
If your GP feels this is appropriate, make sure you ask any questions you may have about side effects and interactions with other substances such as alcohol or other prescribed medication.
Make sure you follow the instructions laid out to you by the GP and your prescription and if you have any doubts, ask your GP.
If you experience any side effects, note them down and make an appointment with your GP so they can review your medication.