Mental health hospital admissions
Under the Mental Health Act (1983), people can be detained for urgent treatment for a mental health disorder if they are at risk of harm to themselves or others. The number of detentions on admission to hospital in England reached over 35 thousand in the year 2020/21. Among them, 18-34 year old adults was the most common age group to be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.
Mental health and medication
In England, the leading antidepressant drug for was Sertraline hydrochloride, which was dispensed over 21.7 million times in 2022. The same year, the leading dispensed drug for treating psychoses and other related disorders was Quetiapine, which was dispensed over 3.7 million times.