𝟯𝟱% 𝗼𝗳 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗮 𝗰𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝘅𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗿.
Around 1-in 4 people will experience a mental health episode each year, with 1 in 6 reporting that they have experienced a common mental health problem such as anxiety or depression in a given week. ( Public Health Scotland 2020)
35% of people with a chronic illness are more likely to have anxiety disorder. (BMC public health March 2019)
Feeling nervous, restless or tense.
Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom.
Having an increased heart rate.
Difficulty breathing or hyperventilating
Feeling weak or tired
Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than present worry.
Emotional numbness or dissociated
If you are living with IBD and it is impacting your mental health we can support you via our IBD Mental Health Support Service. Find out more and apply via > https://bit.ly/MentalHealthSupportService