NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched a new mental health campaign to highlight that feelings of anxiety and depression can affect us all– and the NHS is here to help.
The NHS provides a range of talking therapies for common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, which are free, effective and confidential.
Famous faces from across music and radio, including Craig David, Tom Grennan, Laura Mvula, Nicola Roberts, Ella Henderson, Max George, as well as an NHS therapist and real people who have benefited from the NHS mental health Talking Therapy services are supporting the campaign in a powerful new video featuring the lyrics of the Beatles’ song ‘Help!’, which calls on people who are struggling to reach out for support through NHS services - either by referring themselves, or by contacting their GP who can also refer them.
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Where can I go for support?
Feelings of anxiety and depression can affect us all. If you need help with your mental health you can refer yourself or your GP can refer you.
NHS mental health services are a free, effective and confidential way to treat common mental health issues. Support can be offered in a number of ways including a self-help workbook with therapist support, as an online course, over the phone, one to one or in a group.
For more information on how you can self-refer if you have a common mental health problem such as anxiety or depression read our advice and information article