UK armed forces mental health annual statistics: financial year 2017/18

June, 2018

Statistical information on mental health among the UK Armed Forces.


This annual bulletin provides statistical information on mental health in the UK Armed Forces for the period 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2018. 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 report presents eleven-year trend information on demographic groups at risk and comparisons to mental health in the UK population.

Full Reference

Ministry of Defence, 2018. UK Armed Forces Mental Health: Annual Summary & Trends Over Time, 2007/08 - 2017/18. Available at: <>.

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