Around one in four people experience mental
illness at some point in their lives.
For some people, a mental illness is a one-off: something that
happens once and passes. Other people have many episodes of mental
Here you can find an overview of some of the most common
conditions. Many people will have more than one condition, and many
more will have a diagnosis that is not listed here.
Of course, every person with a mental health problem is an
individual; every person's experience of, and recovery from illness
will be different.
Most people with a mental illness are able to live fulfilling
and satisfying lives.