Mental health guidance for women impacted by recent high-profile media coverage of sexual violence, harassment, and abuse scandals6 March 2018,
We have partnered with Rape Crisis to provide guidance to people who have been impacted by sexual abuse and violence.
Becoming a parent is hard work7 March 2018, Katrina Jenkins
Becoming a parent is hard work. So is becoming an adult. Doing both at the same time? That’s double the challenge and it’s the challenge that young parents face.
Mental health statistics: refugees and asylum seekers
Information and statistics on the mental health of refugees and asylum seekers including causes and prevelance and how this compares to the general population.
Mental health statistics: physical health conditions
Discover the stats behind the relationship between physical and mental health problems: how does physical healh affect mental health and how does mental health affect physical health?
Mental health statistics: learning disabilities
Find out how mental health problems affect people with learning disabilities - an area that is often overlooked or misunderstood.
Mental health statistics: LGBT people
Due to a range of factors, LGBT people are more likely to experience a mental health problem than heterosexual people.
Mental health statistics: carers
Carers provide invaluable support and help to their family, friends and loved ones, whether this is for physical or mental health problems. The mental health needs of carers is often neglected, despite many carers having poor mental health. Looking after a family member with a mental health problem can have a significant impact on carers' own mental health. Mental health problems of carers include emotional stress, depressive symptoms and, in some cases, clinical depression. 1 71% of carers have poor physical or mental health. 2 Carers UK’s annual survey (2015) with over 5,000 carers across...
Mental health statistics: domestic violence
Millions of people in the UK have experienced domestic violence and this can have a long-lasting and significant effect on their mental health.
Mental health statistics: homelessness
Homeless people are significantly more likely to experience common and serious mental health problems, while mental health problems are a cause of homelessness for many.
Mental health statistics: substance misuse
Discover the key statistics around substance misuse and mental health. 16.6% of adults in England report drinking to hazardous levels, while 1.2% report levels which indicate probable dependence on alcohol. 1 3.1% of adults in England show signs of drug dependence and men (4.3%) are more likely to be dependent on illegal drugs than women (1.9%). 2 Half of people with drug dependence were receiving mental health treatment in 2014 and adults with drug dependence are twice as likely as the general population to be using psychological therapy. 3 Browse all the mental health statistics Download a...