When a nation feels uncertain about its future for a long period of time, this has an impact on people’s mental health. A YouGov study has revealed that four out of ten people reported that Brexit is affecting their mental health in a negative way. Higher levels of dissatisfaction and unhappiness were among the overall findings.
Author Nikki Krol
1 in 10 primary school children, 1 in 7 11–16 year olds, and 1 in 6 17–19 year olds is suffering with a mental health disorder. Support for mental health comes from a variety of sources. It is offered through health, education, local authorities, charities, voluntary and third sector, online and privately.