Adult mental health

Mental health problems

Common problems can be:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • phobias
  • panic disorders

More complex problems include:

  • schizophrenia
  • bi-polar disorder
  • post traumatic stress disorder
  • anorexia
  • personality disorder

Untreated mental health conditions can lead to activities or behaviours that are physically harmful such as self harm, physical neglect, alcohol and drug use or suicide.

Anyone concerned about their mental health should contact their GP, who may then make a referral to specialist mental health support services.


Happiness Hub

The Happiness Hub is a collaboration of services offering mental health and wellbeing advice and support to those living in and around Bracknell Forest aged 18 years and over. 

Visit our main mental health and wellbeing page to see our Happiness Hub partners.

Public health portal

Our public health portal has lots of advice and help for the mental wellbeing of adults.

NHS Talking Therapies

Talking therapies is a friendly NHS service that treats common issues like depression, stress, anxiety or phobias.

Visit the NHS Talking Therapies website

Books on prescription

The Books on Prescription scheme is being run by Bracknell library in conjunction with GP practices to help people with common mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression, phobias and eating disorders to find out more and develop strategies to manage the conditions.

For more information phone Bracknell Library on 01344 423149.

Cruse bereavement service

Cruse help with support, counselling, education, advice and information on bereavement issues.

Counsellors are available by phone on 01344 411919 or email at