Mental Health Resource believe in improved mental wellbeing for everyone.

Statistics on mental health show our work is sadly needed now more than ever.

In the UK 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime.

In the UK 300,000 people are leaving their jobs each year as a result of mental illness, costing employers up to £42 billion annually. 

17% of people will experience suicidal thoughts throughout their lifetime.

Suicide is now the biggest killer of men under 50

Two thirds of people with mental health problems believe that long hours, unrealistic workloads or bad management either caused or exacerbated their condition.

90% of people with mental health problems experience some form of stigma, whether from friends and family, at work, in education or during treatment.

Mixed anxiety & depression is the most common mental disorder in Britain, with 7.8% of people meeting criteria for diagnosis.

One adult in six had a common mental disorder.

20% of adolescents may experience a mental health problem in any given year.

One adult in six had a common mental disorder.

Suicide rates in Kent are significantly higher than the national average

The borough of Tunbridge Wells has higher rates of neurotic mental health problems in West Kent, with a projected rise of 4.9% by 2020 of common mental illness and 26% increase in severe mental illness by 2020.

West Kent has the highest suicide rate for women in Kent with 6 in 100,000 people choosing to end their lives.

50% of lifetime mental illness begins by the age of 14 and 75% by age 24.

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