Electroconvulsive Therapy Service – Hopewood Park – INT006
Provides electroconvulsive therapy treatment (ECT) to Sunderland and South Tyneside patients. ECT is given for a small number of severe mental health disorders, such as severe depression, mania and catatonia.
How can I get referred?
You can be referred by your Care Co-ordinator or Specialist Mental Health Nurse
This leaflet will try to answer some of the questions you may have about Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). It covers what ECT is and why it may have been recommended, what happens if you have ECT and possible side effects of ECT.