It is not only counselling that has a role to a play in preventing serious mental illness. In a national survey conducted by The Society of homeopaths. 87% of patients who complained of mental and emotional problems reported positive changes.
Homeopathy has been found to be as effective as prescribed drugs in the treatment of anxiety. Both the MHRA and the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) say GP's are prescribing too man pills for those who do not have a serious medical condition and they advise people to seek other treatments.