One in three people across the country lives with a mental health condition. This may be for many reasons like anxiety, depression, an addiction or a psychotic condition.
Patients living with mental health conditions need treatment, care, and support, which for those in Great Yarmouth and Waveney is usually provided by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust via Wellbeing Norfolk and Suffolk
NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG (NHSGYWCCG) pay (through the mental health trust) for treatment so we care for the mental wellbeing as well as the physical health of our community. NHSGYWCCG also pays for third sector organisations to provide some of these services.