Test your stress

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 (14-20 May), we focused on stress. See how stressed you are by taking our short test, which uses the evidence-based perceived stress scale (PSS).

Stress is not a mental health problem in itself but it is a key cause of mental health problems like depression and anxiety and is often linked to self-harm and suicide. Stress is also known to lead to physical health problems like muscle and joint pain and cardiovascular problems.

How to manage and reduce stress

If you've want to tackle your stress, see our guide on stress: what it is, what causes it and top tips for overcoming it.

Read the guide