Challenging mental health inequalities
Certain population subgroups are at higher risk of mental health problems because of greater exposure and vulnerability to unfavourable social, economic, and environmental circumstances. These intersect with factors including gender, ethnicity and disability, with devsatating circumstances in many cases.
For young people aged between 10 and 18 who are either in care or have been in care.
Improving the mental wellbeing of asylum seekers and refugees
Working with asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland.
Barry's story: Tourette's and true love
Barry has Tourette's syndrome, which causes him a lot of stress and tension.
Rachel's story: Learning confidence in my parenting skills
Rachel is a stay-at-home single mum, with two young children: Jake and Evan.
- Mental Health Policy Group’s initial response to Spending Review
- Shocking report affirms the need to tackle mental health inequalities
- World Mind Matters Day 2015: call for greater awareness of the mental health needs of refugees
- The Wishes of People with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Problems Can't be Ignored
Poverty and mental health10 August 2016
Our new paper looks at the complex relationship between poverty and mental health to inform the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's anti-poverty strategy.
Mental health and prevention: taking local action for better mental health26 July 2016
Our report sets out ways to tackle the rapidly growing level of mental ill health.