The Mental Health Foundation, May 2018
This report looks at the prevalence of stress in the UK and its implications. It also focuses on what we can do to manage and reduce stress and our recommendations for the government in creating a stress-free UK. While stress isn’t a mental health problem in itself, it often leads to depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicide. It can also lead to physical health problems such as cardiovascular disease and joint and muscle problems. The survey underpinning this report found almost three quarters (74%) of people have at some point felt so stressed that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.
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