Tell your GP or talk to any professionals involved in your care about how you’ve been feeling, they may do one or more of the following:
- Put you in touch with an adviser from the Virgin Care mental health team who can help advise you on ways of improving your mental health and services to help you live a healthy and independent life
- Put you in touch with someone you can talk to about how you’ve been feeling. You will talk to a trained psychological therapist who will give you counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). You can also refer yourself for B&NES talking therapies service.
- Write you a medical and/or social prescription. A social prescription will help advise you on groups, services and activities to help improve and maintain good mental health. Find out more about what a social prescription might include in our section, what's on for people with mental health issues.
If you have already been diagnosed with a mental health condition, or want to ensure you maintain good mental health find more information here about what’s on for people who want to maintain good mental health?
Find out about some of the housing options for people with mental health needs or talk to your social care worker about housing.
Find the information or support you are looking for on Wellbeing Options - a website containing lots of useful information about local care providers, clubs, services and activities, along with links to other useful websites and resources.