Mental health facts and statistics

Key facts and statistics on mental health problems and issues.

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Rachel, Mind Infoline advisor
Posted on 12/12/2013

Sharing my story with the Mind Infoline

Katie blogs about why she agreed to meet Mind's Infoline team, and shares her experiences of being sectioned.

Katie Siobhan
Posted on 13/12/2012

Mind's new text service

Simon blogs about the Mind Infoline's new text service and how he was involved in setting it up.

Posted on 01/05/2014

Key facts and trends

The Mental Health Network has produced a short factsheet summarising key facts and trends related to mental health problems (published in March 2016). This factsheet brings together data from major national surveys and reports covering:

  • key trends in morbidity and behaviour
  • wider societal changes and challenges
  • NHS budget and spending projections
  • service activity
  • quality, safety and user experience.

Click here to open the factsheet as a PDF.

 Published April 2017.

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