- 1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year.
- Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental health problem in Britain.
- Women are more likely to have been treated for a mental health problem than men.
- About 10% of children have a mental health problem at any one time.
- Suicide rates show that British men are 3 times more likely to die by suicide than British women.
- Self-harm statistics for the UK show one of the highest rates in Europe.
- More than half of people who have one episode of depression will have another.
- Reductions in NHS spending on mental health services at a national level for 3 consecutive years.