Attitudes to mental illness 2011 survey report

This report presents the findings of a survey of attitudes towards mental illness among adults in England undertaken in 2011. Questions on this topic have been asked since 1994.

The questionnaire included a number of statements about mental illness. Respondents were asked to indicate how much they agreed or disagreed with each statement.

Other questions covered a range of other topics including:

  • descriptions of people with mental illness
  • relationships with people with mental health problems
  • personal experience of mental illness,
  • and perceptions of mental health-related stigma and discrimination.

Download the survey report, appendices and dataset