Sleep and mental health
We all need to sleep well to help our bodies recover from the day and to allow healing to take place.
Smoking and mental health
We all know the physical health risks of smoking tobacco, but did you know smoking also affects people's mental health?
Stigma and discrimination
People with mental health problems say that stigma and discrimination can make their difficulties worse and make it harder to recover.
Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure.
If you’re feeling suicidal, you’re not alone: one in five of us think about suicide in our lifetimes. Remember that these feelings won’t last. There is help available to keep you safe.
Talking therapies can help you deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes.
Learn about the importance of defining the terms used to describe people experiencing mental ill health and read our list of definitions.
Women and mental health
In England, around one in five women has a common mental health problem such as anxiety, depression or self-harm.
The pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture is one of the biggest challenges to society’s mental health.