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11 May 2017

Surviving or thriving? The state of the UK's mental health


For Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 (8-14 May), the Mental Health Foundation commissioned a survey to find out whether the UK is surviving or thriving.

The conclusions are disturbing, showing that current levels of mental health are low and are deteriorating.

Key findings include:
• only 13% of people report living with high levels of good mental health
• more than 4 in 10 say they have experienced depression
• nearly two-thirds of people say they have experienced a mental health problem

The report suggests 10 ways you can look after your mental health, including talking about your feelings, asking for help and accepting who you are.

You can download the full report below:
Surviving or thriving? The state of the UK’s mental health

Or visit the Mental Health Awareness Week website where you can find more information and check your own good mental health score.


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