Mental health treatments are complex processes which require a lot of time, repeated sessions, loads of patience and most importantly support of the family members. Another very important aspect to mental treatment is acknowledgement by the sufferer that he is a mental disorder patient and that he needs to get cured.
Treatments and their effectiveness vary from one person to the other. However, there are a number of ways to treat mental health problems. Psychotherapy has been seen to be the most common and effective form of treatment where the psychotherapist first tries to grasp a clear understanding of the disease, its source, it s symptoms, the behaviour and thought process of the sufferer and then treats his patient with appropriate medication.
Sometimes the mental health patient may be needed to be shifted to the hospital or an asylum so that he may be treated within a particular setting different from the one he spends his life in, where he can be given special care and can be treated with specific infrastructure. Counselling is another very effective way of dealing with mental disorders where the patient is slowly and calmly counselled into dealing with this state of mind and the solution is exploring through sessions. Mental disorders can also be treated by forming support groups where the patient gets to meet others with similar symptoms and a similar urge to get back to normalcy to give the feeling that there are many like him.