Reclaiming Our Heritage30 October 2019, Guest Blogger
Read about the project that sets to record and preserve the rich cultural heritage in Scotland which surrounds the arts and mental health community.
Stress - it's time to talk7 November 2018, Lee Knifton
Over 20 years ago my good friend and flatmate died by suicide. We knew he was under pressure to finish his degree. We knew he was drinking too much. In retrospect the signs were all there. But he never felt able to talk about his stress or his suicidal thoughts to his family, girlfriend or...
Presenting our 'Public Life Matters' research in Split, Croatia26 September 2018, Gordon Johnston
Our Peer Researcher Gordon Johnston recently travelled to Split in Croatia to present findings from our 'Public Life Matters' research at the 7th European Conference on Mental Health. Here, he shares some of his experiences from the event.
I was lucky enough to travel to...
Excellence in Youth Work: See Me Youth Champions16 March 2018, Guest Blogger
We spoke to See Me about their Youth Champions.
Excellence in Youth Work: YouthBorders Sexual Health and Wellbeing Project16 March 2018, Guest Blogger
We spoke to Julie Middlemiss Brown at YouthBorders Sexual Health and Wellbeing Project.
Youth Work Changes Lives16 March 2018, Guest Blogger
This year, in partnership with NHS Health Scotland, we sponsored Scotland’s first ‘Mental Health and wellbeing’ award at YouthLink Scotland’s National Youth Work Awards 2018 to recognise the power of youth work when it comes to helping young people to stay mentally well.
Nicola Sturgeon talks to us about the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival8 November 2017, Guest Blogger
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talks to us about the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.
Universal Credit: getting it right for mental health1 November 2017, Kate Hughes
Universal Credit has great potential to improve mental health, says Kate Hughes, but the roll-out is currently doing the opposite.
Address the problem now or get ready to batten down the hatches31 October 2017, Isabella Goldie
Isabella Goldie explores the link between mental health and childhood adversity.
Cancer and mental health: the public health challenge1 September 2017, Dr Claire Niedzwiedz
Claire Niedzwiedz urges more work to address the link between cancer and mental ill health.