If you have a mental illness, most of your treatment will be outside hospital. Doctors call this treatment in the community. But you may need to go into hospital if you become unwell. This factsheet has practical information about going into hospital. Each hospital is different, so we can only give an overview of what you can expect. Download
Mental illness is normally treated outside hospital. Doctors call this 'treatment in the community'. But there are times when people become unwell and they need to go into hospital. This factsheet explains what happens when someone you know goes into hospital.
We have called the person ‘your relative’, but we know they might not be a member of your family. Hospitals vary and so we can only give an overview of what might happen.Download
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Usually, the first step 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 give you treatment and care for your physical and mental health. This factsheet gives information on what to expect from a GP appointment and what your GP can do for you.Download