TUG Trowbridge Users Group Mental Health Facts

  • 1 in 4 people will experience at least one diagnosable mental health problem.
  • 615 million people suffer from anxiety or depression.
  • According to the Mental Health Foundation, every year in the UK 70 million workdays are lost due to mental illness, including anxiety, depression and stress related conditions. This means mental illness is the leading cause of sickness and absence from work.
  • Anxiety is considered one of the most common mental health problems in the western world; in 2013 there were 8.2 million cases recorded in the UK alone. [1]

The No: 1 Fact

You are not alone!


Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health Statistics: Anxiety. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/statistics/mental-health-statistics-anxiety