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Facts on Mental Health

  • December 9th, 2006
  • Posted by 7thmin

eu-flag-reduced.pngA mental health survey of the European Union shows seven percent of respondents have had medication for psychological or emotional disorders, and three percent have been in psychotherapy.

The survey accompanied an extensive community consultation, which endorsed proposals for a Europe-wide mental health strategy.

Reference:

Eurobarometers about Mental Health Issues: Mental Well-being, EUROBAROMETER 64.4, May 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_publication/eurobarometers_en.htm (8.12.06)

Mental Health: Launch of a Europe-wide Consultation process on mental health; European Commission, Brussels, 5.1.2.06. http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_determinants/life_style/mental_health_en.htm (8.12.06)

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