We all have mental health, like we all have physical health. Both change throughout our lives. And, like our bodies, our minds can become unwell.
Mental health problems include depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and are more common than you may realise.
- One in four of us will be affected by mental illness in any year.
- 1 in 6 British workers are affected by conditions like anxiety, depression and stress every year.
- 9 out of 10 people with mental health problems experience stigma and discrimination.*
There are lots of simple, everyday ways you can support someone who has a mental health problem.
It's time to talk...
Mental Health Support
If you need to talk to anyone about mental health issues or want to know more, there are lots of organisations who can help:
Thanks to Time to Change for these facts, figures and resources.
- Last Updated: Friday, 06 January 2017 14:03