Response to Scottish Government's Programme for Government 19/203 September 2019,
Julie Cameron, Head of Programmes at MHF Scotland: “We welcome the commitment towards improving standards of perinatal and infant mental healthcare, supported by £50 million of funding, in today’s Programme for Government announcement. “It’s encouraging to hear that the Government is committed to...
Caroline Horton wins 2019 Mental Health Fringe Award23 August 2019,
The Mental Health Fringe Award, now in its third year, is presented by the Mental Health Foundation in recognition of the most compelling new show about mental health at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. All Of Me, by Caroline Horton is the 2019 winner.
New project in North London targets Irishmen facing higher risk of suicide2 August 2019,
A new project is being launched today in Camden, North London, to help Irish middle-aged men who are living with mental health problems and have a higher risk of suicide. The aim is to help them feel more in control of their own lives, and able to support each other. The project, which will run at...
The Mental Health Foundation responds to Commission for Equality in Mental Health call for evidence1 August 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation responds to Commission for Equality in Mental Health call for evidence
Mental Health Foundation urges next Prime Minister to back important new initiative towards better mental health for all23 July 2019,
We welcome an important new Government initiative for the nation’s health and urge the next Prime Minister to maintain the momentum towards preventing mental health problems.
Parliamentary debate on body image - Mental Health Foundation statement22 July 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation comments on the parliamentary debates on body image.
Mental Health Foundation says the expansion of work to prevent children falling through gaps in mental health support is very welcome12 July 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation responds to an announcement by the Department for Education about its roll-out of a mental health training programme to cover one staff member in every school and college in England.
Next Prime Minister can’t turn back on mental health8 July 2019,
The Chief Executives and President of the Mental Health Policy Group will call on Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to honour and build on existing government promises on mental health,
Statement in response to new Scottish suicide figures released today26 June 2019,
In response to the new suicide figures for Scotland released today, Director of Mental Health Foundation Scotland Lee Knifton said: “It’s very concerning to see that the suicide figures for Scotland have increased again, with 784 people taking their lives in 2018. “It is particularly concerning...
Mental Health Foundation Scotland condemns asylum seeker forced evictions19 June 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation – Scotland’s charity for the prevention of mental ill health – has warned that Serco’s plan to evict 300 asylum seekers will exacerbate trauma and anxiety disorders among one of Scotland’s most vulnerable communities. The charity has called on the UK Government to work...