Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 2021: Attitudes to mental health and suicide in Northern Ireland

New findings released by Professor Siobhan O’Neill, Mental Health Champion, from the 2021 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, show that whilst there’s been a striking positive improvement in attitudes towards mental illness and suicide, almost half of those surveyed (44%) find it difficult to talk about their feelings and emotions, an increase from 2015 (38%).