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The Mental Health of the UK Armed Forces 2021 Key Facts

May, 2021
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This briefing note, updated for 2021, gives an outline of the current evidence on military mental health in the UK, including in serving regulars, serving reserves and those who have left service.

Abstract

This briefing note provides an outline of the current evidence on UK military mental health, including prevalence rates of mental health problems in serving regulars, serving reserves and those who have left service. Findings relating to suicide, help-seeking, risk-taking, violence, offending and deployment mental health support are also addressed.

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King’s Centre for Military Health Research, 2021. The Mental Health of the UK Armed Forces (May 2021 version ). Available at: <https://kcmhr.org/key-facts/>.

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