Increased Investment in mental health research falls a long way short of what is needed25 April 2017,
Last week, the Medical Research Council (MRC) set out a timely strategy to focus more attention on mental ill health, but it doesn’t come close to rectifying decades of underfunding. Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “The huge lack of investment in research to...
New 'Mindfulness Through Film' resource20 April 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation, along with Into Film, have launched a new mindfulness resource, Mindfulness Through Film . The resource explores the many benefits attached to cultivating a mindful state, outlining how film can be used to develop mindfulness skills. Suitable across Key Stages 2 and 3...
Response to Scottish Mental Health Strategy announcement30 March 2017,
Today Maureen Watt, Mental Health Minister for the Scottish Government, outlined a new ten year mental health strategy.
Foundation joins calls for people who experienced in care abuse or neglect in Scotland to register for support20 February 2017,
Future Pathways has been established to support those who were abused or neglected as children while they were living in care in Scotland. It is supported by funding from the Scottish Government and is managed by a consortium of organisations that have formed the In Care Survivor Support – including the Mental Health Foundation.
PM's mental health speech signals 'long-awaited and much-needed shift in thinking'9 January 2017,
Today in a speech to the Charity Commission, the Prime Minister set out a plan to end the "hidden injustice" of mental ill-health.
Mental Health Foundation to support development of digital e-health - call for products16 December 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation as part of the eMen project are looking for emerging e-mental health products to support in a development process starting in the new year
Mental Health Foundation urges football fans to stop ‘shouldering pain alone’8 December 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation has begun rolling out display advertisements aimed at men attending football grounds in response to the culture of men shouldering pain alone. The Foundation is calling on football fans to ‘support each other as much as their teams.’ Mark Rowland, Director at the Mental...
Mental Health Foundation launches 'I'm Fine' campaign23 November 2016,
On average, we say "I'm fine" 14 times per week but only mean it 19% of the time.
Survey of people with lived experience of mental health problems reveals men less likely to seek medical support6 November 2016,
When asked, 28% of men had not sought medical help for the last mental health problem they experienced compared to 19% of women. The new survey, by YouGov, commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation, finds that men who have had a mental health problem are not only less likely than women to have...
UK workers with mental health problems contributed £226 billion to UK GDP last year2 November 2016,
New research released today in a report by Mental Health Foundation and employee benefits provider, Unum, reveals that people with mental health problems deliver significantly more value than costs for the UK economy.