Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health problems in the UK and elsewhere, yet it is still under-reported, under-diagnosed and under-treated.
Mental health problems are found in people of all ages, regions, countries and societies.
What are the most common mental health problems in Britian? Just how many people are affected by anxiety and depression?
Women are more likely to have been treated for a mental health problem than men: get the statistics on gender and mental health
20% of children have a mental health problem in any given year, and about 10% at any one time.
Depression affects 1 in 5 older people living in the community and 2 in 5 living in care homes.
Suicide remains the most common cause of death in men under the age of 35. Learn more on the statistics around suicide.
Schizophrenia is a serious disorder of the mind and brain but it is also highly treatable - yet the facts around it make for alarming reading.
The UK has one of the highest rates of self harm in Europe. Get the facts and figures on self-harm and how it affects people.
Are offenders more likely to suffer from mental health problems? Get the facts.
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