…. and those figures relate to people who do not have any support or treatment (London School of Economics, 2012). Depression and anxiety are very common, with 1 in 4 of us experiencing a mental health problem at some point in our lives. Medication and counselling are used to treat depression and anxiety and may be used either together (concurrently) or seperately. If you feel you need help, seek help through your GP, Counsellor or Mind, among other sources.