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DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY TREATMENT

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DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY TREATMENT

Feeling low? Anxious? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Angry?

Have a consultation with our medical professionals and plan the tailored treatment and support that you need, to help feel like yourself again.

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis or are at risk of harming yourself or others, please call 111, speak to your GP or the Samaritans on 116 123, or text Shout on 85258. Take the first step For a fixed monthly subscription of £65, you’ll receive:
  • Easy access to a clinician by phone, video or written messages
  • Regular follow up messaging, to see how you/’re getting on
  • Your medication (and the ability to change the dose and the medicine if needed)
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Just like your local GP, we’re here to support you with expert, confidential advice and treatment. You can reach us wherever you are. With personalised care you’ll get access to the mental health treatment and support you need, if it’s appropriate for you.

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Depression and anxiety treatments we offer

If a medicine is the best option to manage your symptoms we can prescribe an antidepressant through our Membership service. There’s more on how this works here.

We have seven antidepressants available. Of the SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), we offer four: sertraline, citalopram, escitalopram or fluoxetine. Of the SNRIs (serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors) we offer: duloxetine and venlafaxine. Mirtazapine is also an option, if that works best for you.

You might benefit from counselling or talking therapies as a complement to medicine. We can signpost you to these.

Some people don’t need or want medicine. If that’s the case for you, we’ll direct you to SupportRoom or Livi for talking therapies as your main method of treatment. You can find more information by clicking on these links:

You can also find additional resources to support your Mental Health at the Boots Health Hub at: https://www.boots.com/healthhub

Find out more about our Depression and Anxiety Treatments here

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY - WE CAN HELP YOU FEEL BETTER AND STAY WELL

If mental health problems are making it hard to function day-to-day, you’re not alone.

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health conditions. Without treatment, they can impact your relationships, general health, work, finances and overall enjoyment of life.

Our therapist partners can provide psychological therapies, and we may provide you with medicines to help you feel better and then stay well - providing they’re suitable for you.

Please note, this service is only suitable for treating mild to moderate depression or anxiety. If you need help for other mental health disorders, please speak to your GP.

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THE FIRST STEPS TO BETTER MENTAL HEALTH

For £65 we’ll start you on your journey to better mental health.

This one-off payment includes

  • A telephone or video consultation with a mental health friendly GP or clinician
  • A review of your answers to the initial online consultation
  • Follow up messaging to check how you are doing

During your telephone or video consultation, you and the clinician will put a plan together - one that works for you. It might include signposting to counselling or talking therapies, antidepressants, and/or follow up messaging by our clinicians. It’s all covered by the initial charge.

The first month’s medication - if you need it - is included in the initial payment. After that we’ll enrol you on our Membership service.

If you need a referral to a private psychiatrist, that’s included too.

The talking therapies will be provided by SupportRoom or Livi, and are charged separately. You'll find more about the therapies available by clicking on these links:

Find out more about Depression and Anxiety here

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THE MEMBERSHIP SERVICE - HOW IT WORKS

Your mental health is individual to you. We believe you should be able to tailor your treatment in a way that suits you.

That’s why we enrol everyone who needs medication on our Depression and Anxiety Membership service.

For a fixed monthly subscription of £65, you’ll receive

  • Your medication (and the ability to change the dose and the medicine if needed)
  • Easy access to a clinician by phone, video or written messages
  • Regular follow up messaging, to see how you’re getting on.

It’s up to you how you use the service. If your needs change over time, you can change the level and type of support you receive - it’s all included.

Find out more about Depression and Anxiety here

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COUNSELLING AND THERAPY

Counselling or therapy plays a key role in improving mental health for many people. That might mean therapy on its own or perhaps alongside an antidepressant, if that’s the best combination for you.

If you would benefit from therapy, SupportRoom or Livi can help.

With SupportRoom, you’ll choose one of their fully qualified and accredited therapists and start your online counselling through them. You can access their website for more information by clicking on this link: SupportRoom. There are several different types of therapy on offer from SupportRoom; you can find out more here. There are also different ways of interacting with your therapist - by chat, voice notes or video. Besides therapy, SupportRoom also gives you access to valuable mental health resources such as articles, podcasts, guided meditations and many other wellbeing tools.

With Livi, the qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) therapists can give you expert advice and teach you practical techniques, in one to one consultations, to help you take care of your mental wellbeing. You can find out more here. The therapists on this service use CBT to support you in managing any problems such as anxiety or depression that you may have. Each therapy session, with a therapist of your choice, is 50 minutes long. In the first consultation the therapist will complete an assessment to determine whether CBT is appropriate for whatever issues you want support with. If it isn’t the right treatment for you, then you’ll be offered a full refund.

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Page last reviewed by: Dr. Christina Hennessey 02/02/2022