Rachael Hood

Families, Children and Young People's Manager, Scotland

Rachael is the Families, Children and Young People's Manager for Scotland.

Prior to joining the Mental Health Foundation, Rachael has led the design and delivery of youth and family services in Scotland and Melbourne, Australia.

Most recently, she led the Homeless Support and Prevention services in Glasgow for Shelter Scotland. Her role focused on supporting those with complex needs who were at risk of repeat homelessness.

With a professional and academic background in Youth Work and Community Learning Development, Rachael continues an interest in connections between wellbeing, empowerment and citizenship.

Rachael volunteers with TEDx Glasgow to drive youth participation in the event. She is also a committee member for the CLD Standards Council for Scotland.

Contact: RHood@mentalhealth.org.uk