What's the difference between a learning disability and a mental health problem?
Some people don't understand there is a difference between a learning disabilities and mental health problems. We explore what the differences are between learning disability and mental health, and whether it's possible to have both.
What is a mental health problem?
A mental health problem is a term used to cover a range of emotional, psychological or psychiatric distress experienced by people.
About a quarter of the population will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year.
Is mental health the same as learning disability?
No! Unlike learning disability, mental health problems can affect anyone at any time and may be overcome with treatment. A learning disability is a reduced intellectual difficulty with everyday activities which affects someone for their whole life.Read Full Article