Since 1992, April has been Stress Awareness month in the UK. As our modern lives have become increasingly hectic many people have become much more stressed as a result.
In some cases this has led to an increase in mental health problems affecting the quality of our lives. Now across the UK, medical professionals are joining forces in a cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society.
At SRNews we are looking at how it affects the Sunderland area and our local residents. Watch our video to find out more: