Read our 2011 news articles from the list below.
05 December 2011
Mental Health Foundation welcomes new data on the use of specialist mental health services
The Mental Health Foundation has welcomed new data on the use of specialist mental health services, as published in the NHS Information Centre’s Mental Health Minimum Dataset annual returns.
14 November 2011
Moggies help lift the mood
New research out today suggests that people find owning a cat has a positive impact on their mental wellbeing.
10 November 2011
A parent having a mental health problem does not make them a bad parent
Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive at the Mental Health Foundation responds to the NSPCC's All Babies Count report.
07 November 2011
Exercise referral schemes indicate reduction in depression levels
Our Head of Research, Dr Eva Cyhlarova, responds to a report published in the British Medical Journal today, suggesting only “weak evidence” in favour of exercise referral schemes.
31 October 2011
Care in the community is often very successful
Today, the Centre for Social Justice producted a report which claims that the poorest with mental health problems are failed by ‘care’ in the community. Simon Lawton Smith responds.
26 October 2011
Response to Government's £32m investment in children and young people's mental health
Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, responds to the Government’s announcement that it is to invest £32 million in children and young people’s mental health.
13 October 2011
Our response to CQC report on the standards of care that older people receive in hospital
The CQC today published a report into the standards of care that older people receive in hospital. Toby Williamson, Head of Development and Later Life at the Mental Health Foundation comments.
11 October 2011
Our response to the NHS Information Centre new data on the use of the Mental Health Act
Head of Policy, Simon Lawton-Smith comments on the NHS Information Centre's latest data on the use of the Mental Health Act.
10 October 2011
Announcing the first ever Mental Health Hero Awards
To celebrate their first birthday and to mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, the founders of Mental Healthy are launching the UK’s first Mental Health Hero awards to recognise the unsung heroes of mental health.
01 October 2011
New booklet to help people better manage their mental health in later life
To mark UK Older People's Day, the Mental Health Foundation is launching a new booklet which is part of their successful How to range: How to Look After Your Mental Health in Later Life.
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