Attitudes to mental health problems and mental wellbeing: Findings from the 2015 British Social Attitudes survey

NatCen Social Research, September 2016

This paper presents new findings on attitudes to mental wellbeing and mental health problems. Levels of life satisfaction are high, and most people have positive attitudes towards improving their own mental wellbeing. However, there are varying levels of acceptance of those with mental health problems, and perceptions of prejudice towards people with these conditions are still widespread.

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Survey shows greatest improvement in public attitudes to mental health in a decade

Time to Change, October 2014

New data shows public attitudes towards mental illness have improved significantly with the biggest annual improvement in the last decade taking place in 2013. However, there is still more work to be done to end life-limiting stigma and discrimination.

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Homeless Health Network National Survey 2014

The Queen’s Nursing Institute, August 2014

The Homeless Health Network is a network of over 700 health professionals interested in better healthcare for people experiencing homelessness. Mental health and alcohol related problems are among the top issues reported in the 2014 survey.

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