For Families and Friends

Mental illness covers a broad range of conditions and there are practical steps you can take for better mental health and wellbeing

If you are concerned about your own, your friend or your relative’s mental health you may not know what to expect, but you are not alone. One in four people will experience a mental health problem at some time in their lives. Such problems can be due to mixture of physical reasons, personal circumstances and social environments.

Mental illness can cover a range of conditions including depression, anxiety, stress, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, phobia, addiction, eating disorder, self-harm and personality disorder to name a few. Find out about some of the more common mental health conditions and treatments

Treatment and support through the services provided by the trust can often lead to a complete and full recovery, or ensure that you and your family can better cope with the illness and lead a full a life as possible.

In the same way that you can take practical steps and actions to improve your physical health and wellbeing, you can also do the same for your mental health. Click here to see our A-Z of positive mental health.

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