What treatments are available?

This film shows a group of young carers and mental health professionals discussing what treatment is available for those who are mentally ill.

This film is part of a series of group discussions on parental mental illness. If you want to watch more from this collection, you can find them on the Resources section of our website.

Teachers/facilitators’ notes:

If you are using this film as part of a lesson or workshop, you might find the information below useful to support discussion.

Teaching points

In this film Dr Sadiq explains different treatments. Watch the film, then explore ideas raised; how might mindfulness help? Why would hobbies, such as art and music, be beneficial? etc.

Learning points

  • The two main treatments available are drugs and talking therapies.
  • Activities can help, such as sport, meditation and arts and crafts.
  • Mindfulness is about focusing on the present, and can be helpful in reducing stress.

Duration of film

2 minutes, 38 seconds

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