How is nervous breakdown treated?
Following a nervous breakdown treatment may include medicines and therapy, depending on the situation, the diagnosis and the person’s wishes.
Medicines may help treat an under lying mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety.
Therapy may include counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) a type of talking therapy that ais to break the habit of negative thinking.
This can be done by support workers or anyone who’s caring for the person suffering with nervous breakdown by referring you to the best health profession.
Resources and support
If you need help, talking to your doctor is a good place to start.
If you’d like to find out more or talk to someone else here are some organisations that can help:
- SANE line services: Open every day of the year from 4pm to 10pm on 0300 304 7000
- To talk about anything: 24 hours a day 365 days a year you can call 116 123
- If you would prefer not to talk but want some mental health support, you could text SHOUT to 85258. Shout offers a confidential 24/7 text service proving support and immediate help