Being diagnosed with a mental illness or substance misuse problem can be a difficult and confusing time for the person who is unwell and for their family and friends.

This section of our website provides you with information, advice and guidance that will help you to make sense of what is happening, and shares the contact details of organisations who are able to help.

If you would like to talk to someone please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service during office hours on 01372 216 203 or email