One in four adults are likely to have a mental health problem at some stage in their lifetime.
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected. Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including:
Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.
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Find out more about what you can do if you are experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.
Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. When stressed, the body thinks it is under attack and switches to 'fight or flight' mode