Mental Health

Low Mood / Depression

Book tel review with the Surgery's MH care coordinator

The mental health care coordinator will try and contact you within 3 working days. If not available you may be contacted to book a routine appt at the surgery

Self refer for an appointment with an NHS counsellor

Save time and self refer to IAPT to get an appointment with an NHS counsellor to discuss your mental health needs without having to wait for a GP appointment

Online questionnaire for safe prescribing

The surgery may have asked you to complete an online questionnaire to make sure it is safe for you to continue your particular mental health medication

Low mood is when you may be feeling low typically a few days. Depression on the other hand is when you are feeling persistently low or sad for weeks or months. Often talking therapies are useful in helping patients through these periods