Form C Mental Health Act was introduced in the UK in 2021. This act is aimed to help people suffering from mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder, to a major extent.

C Mental Health Act

The Act also covers people suffering from other mental health problems such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. As per the Mental Health Act, anyone having any of the above mental health conditions is eligible for treatment under the NHS.

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Under the Act, everyone suffering from any kind of mental disorder is allowed to take independent treatment for the condition. Treatment is not only provided under the NHS but can also be taken outside the NHS. Independent treatments may include such practices as cognitive behavioral therapy, medication, and psychotherapy among others.

Those who have a co-morbid condition are also entitled to receive treatment under the NHS The treatment can either be private or public, depending upon the sufferer’s individual requirements. Anyone suffering from a serious mental health condition or anybody suspecting someone else to be suffering from any such condition is strongly advised to report it.

People who are suspected of suffering from any mental illness including those already on medication, they may need to meet with a registered nurse, psychologist, or psychiatrist. A registered nurse will be able to take a few medical tests to confirm if the condition is actually a mental illness.

After the confirmation, the sufferer can start looking for an appropriate treatment that they may require under the NHS. A doctor may also recommend psychotherapy or counseling to treat the condition. If the condition persists or worsens, it may become necessary to meet with a psychiatrist, psychologist, or registered nurse to discuss further options available to treat the person.

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