Explore our content and resources designed to give you more information about mental health, how to look after your mental health and help prevent mental ill health from developing in the first place.
It's all based on the evidence and experiences of people like you.
Looking after your mental health
We want everyone to live mentally healthy lives. Luckily, there is plenty of evidence for the things that can help.
Understanding mental health
About mental health
We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Our mental health is how we’re feeling inside, or how we are emotionally.Learn more
About mental health problems
Mental health problems are very common. In a single week, at least one in six of us has problems with our mental health.Find out more
Mental health statistics
There are lots of statistics available that can help us to understand mental health and mental health problems.Explore
Mental health A-Z
Have a look at our A to Z topics on mental health. You can find more information on specific mental health problems and some of the things that can have an effect – good and bad – on our mental health.
Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus can be scary and affect our mental health. We've created a COVID-19 resources hub to help you, your friends and your family look after their mental health.
Read more about mental health
Read some of our articles about mental health.Read articles
Read blogs written by our mental health experts and people with personal experience of mental ill health.View blogs
Read stories of inspiring individuals' personal experiences of mental health and the things that have helped them.Read personal stories
Loneliness and mental health
For Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, we looked at the link between loneliness and mental health.
Connecting with nature is good for your mental health. It can reduce stress and lift your mood. We look at the link between nature and mental health - why it matters, how we can all connect more and how some people are experiencing the benefits.
We found that 63% of UK adults agree that when other people are kind, it has a positive effect on their mental health, and the same proportion agree that being kind to others positively impacts their mental health.
Our research found that 30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they were overwhelmed or unable to cope. That’s almost 1 in every 3 of us!