Charity claims 20% of people regularly feel anxious

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The Mental Health Foundation has published a report showing that almost one in five people feel anxious either a lot or all of the time.

Mike Brent, a Care UK recovery specialist, explains what can trigger feelings of anxiety and offers advice on how to deal with the condition, which is one of the most prevalent mental health problems in the UK.

Published last month, Living with Anxiety – understanding the role and impact of anxiety in our lives explores what can trigger feelings of anxiety, how it can be exacerbated by modern life, and the impact it can have on people’s lives. A survey conducted as part of the report also revealed that of the people affected by anxiety, two thirds of them experience the emotion on a daily basis.

To help increase people’s understanding of anxiety, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (12–18 May) focused on the condition and its effect on the mental health and wellbeing of people throughout the

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