Mental health statistics: anxiety
Anxiety is a type of fear usually associated with the thought of a threat or something going wrong in the future, but can also arise from something happening right now.
Mental health statistics: children and young people
We take a life-course approach to mental health because good mental health begins in infancy.
Mental health statistics: men and women
Mental health problems affect both men and women, but not in equal measure.
Mental health statistics: older people
The UK population is ageing rapidly, with the number of people aged 65 and over growing by nearly half in the past 30 years. People living longer is a cause for celebration, but older people are more vulnerable to mental health problems.
Mental health statistics: schizophrenia
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.
Mental Health Statistics: suicide
Suicide and self-harm are not mental health problems themselves, but they are linked with mental distress.
Mental health statistics: the most common mental health problems
Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental health disorder in Britain.