Our response to government announcement to boost mental health staff numbers31 July 2017,
The Foundation's Isabella Goldie responds to the government's announcement to recruit thousands more mental health nurses.
New resources to support families and children after traumatic events25 July 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation in partnership with the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) has produced new resources to help both parents and professional health visitors to support families and children after traumatic events – such as car accidents, violence, illnesses and operations and also large...
Mental Health Foundation welcomes launch of Thrive LDN4 July 2017,
Today the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan launches Thrive LDN, a city-wide movement to improve the mental health of all Londoners.
New mental health arts award announced for Edinburgh Fringe22 June 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation is to present a new award at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe.
London Bridge Office – closed Monday 5 June4 June 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation is deeply saddened by the tragic attack on London Bridge and Borough Market and our thoughts are with everyone affected. Our London Bridge office will be closed on Monday 5 June, with staff doing their best to respond to emails remotely.
Two in three adults face mental health problems8 May 2017,
Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.
Increased Investment in mental health research falls a long way short of what is needed25 April 2017,
Last week, the Medical Research Council (MRC) set out a timely strategy to focus more attention on mental ill health, but it doesn’t come close to rectifying decades of underfunding. Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “The huge lack of investment in research to...
New 'Mindfulness Through Film' resource20 April 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation, along with Into Film, have launched a new mindfulness resource, Mindfulness Through Film . The resource explores the many benefits attached to cultivating a mindful state, outlining how film can be used to develop mindfulness skills. Suitable across Key Stages 2 and 3...
Response to Scottish Mental Health Strategy announcement30 March 2017,
Today Maureen Watt, Mental Health Minister for the Scottish Government, outlined a new ten year mental health strategy.
Foundation joins calls for people who experienced in care abuse or neglect in Scotland to register for support20 February 2017,
Future Pathways has been established to support those who were abused or neglected as children while they were living in care in Scotland. It is supported by funding from the Scottish Government and is managed by a consortium of organisations that have formed the In Care Survivor Support – including the Mental Health Foundation.