Use the self-assessment tool to determine your wellbeing score.
Follow these steps to calculate your wellbeing score:
- Below are some statements about feelings and thoughts. Please select a score that best describes your experience over the last 2 weeks.
- Make a note of your score for each statement. E.g. "I've been feeling useful – all of the time" would score 5 points.
- Add together each score to find your overall wellbeing score, then take a look at the information below.
|None of the time||Rarely||Some of the time||Often||All of the time|
|I’ve been feeling
about the future
|I’ve been feeling useful||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling relaxed||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling
in other people
|I’ve had energy to spare||1||2||3||4||5|
been dealing with
|I’ve been thinking clearly||1||2||3||4||5|
good about myself
been feeling close to
|I’ve been feeling confident||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been able to make up my own mind about things||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling loved||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been interested in new things||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling cheerful||1||2||3||4||5|
Warwick–Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) © NHS Health Scotland, University of Warwick and University of Edinburgh, 2006, all rights reserved.
You can also download or print a copy of these self-assessment questions.
If you scored between 0-32
Your wellbeing score is low.
We recommend registering with the Wellbeing Service for support. You may also want to talk to a friend or doctor about improving your emotional wellbeing.
If you scored between 32-40
Your wellbeing score is below average.
Why not take action to improve your mental wellbeing?
Take a look at the support services available,
including online resources and
Emotional Resilience workshops. You
may also want to register with the
Wellbeing Service for support.
View all the support services available
If you scored between 40-59
Your wellbeing score is average.
If you scored between 59-70
Good news, your wellbeing score is above average.
Most people have a score between 41 and 59. Continue doing the things that are keeping you happy.
Five steps to mental wellbeing
Below are five things evidence-based actions which can really help to boost mental wellbeing:
- Get active
- Connect with others
- Keep learning
- Be aware of yourself and the world
- Give to others
Credit: NHS Choices the above information.