UK Armed Forces mental health annual statistics: 2015/16

June, 2016

Statistical information on mental health among the UK Armed Forces.


This annual statistical bulletin provides statistical information on mental health in the UK Armed Forces for the period 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2016. It summarises all initial assessments for a new episode of care of Service personnel at MOD specialist mental health services (Departments of Community Mental Health (DCMH) for outpatient care and all admissions to the MOD’s in-patient care contractor) by financial year. This is the second report in this annual series to provide figures for the number of UK Armed Forces personnel assessed at a MOD DCMH and/or to be admitted to one of the MOD’s in-patient care providers in addition to the number of new episodes of care. This report presents nine-year trend information on demographic groups at risk and comparisons to mental health in the UK population.

Full Reference

Ministry of Defence, 2016. UK Armed Forces Mental Health: Annual Summary & Trends Over Time, 2007/08 - 2015/16. Available at: <>.

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