New Survey highlights need for prevention revolution29 September 2016,
An authoritative new survey of mental health and wellbeing in England by NHS Digital has found that, when asked, in the past week, 1 in 6 adults experienced a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression. An increase of 0.8% since the last survey in 2007 despite an increasing number...
Global Make Some Noise Day28 September 2016,
Make Some Noise Day takes place on Friday 7 October 2016, and we are delighted that this year it will be supporting the Foundation’s work to improve children’s mental health and wellbeing. Make Some Noise is the official in-house charity of Global, the media and entertainment group. On the day Global group’s radio stations - Capital Xtra, Capital FM, Gold, Radio X, Smooth, LBC, Classic FM and Heart – will be raising funds to support children and young people and their families across Great Britain. With people up and down the country getting involved and joining the noise!
Foundation takes UK lead on European digital mental health innovation project27 September 2016,
We are delighted to have been chosen as the UK partner in a new European Union-funded project to improve the quality of and access and availability to e-mental health support.
Mental Health Foundation welcomes new funding for mental health research but calls for a broader and stronger evidence base15 September 2016,
Yesterday, the Department of Health announced a five year funding package for NHS and university partnerships that will see an increase of nearly £70 million for mental health research. Funding will be awarded to biomedical research centres across England via the National Institute for Health...
Mental Health Foundation responds to Health Select Committee Public Health report1 September 2016,
Today, the Health Committee published the findings of their ‘Public health post-2013 - structures, organisation, funding and delivery’ inquiry. While the report makes a number of positive recommendations for improving the delivery of public health, the focus of the recommendations are mainly on...
Foundation's Amal Azzudin named Outstanding Woman of Scotland1 August 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation’s Amal Azzudin is recognised by the Saltire Society in their Outstanding Women of Scotland list for 2016.
Taking Local Action for Better Mental Health26 July 2016,
Today, the Mental Health Foundation publishes Mental health and prevention: taking local action for better mental health. The report was commissioned by Public Health England and sets out evidence of the ways to tackle one of the great challenges of our time; the rapidly growing level of mental ill...
We're partnering with The Mighty25 July 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation has partnered with The Mighty, a story-based health community.
Mental Health Foundation appoints seven new trustees21 July 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation has appointed seven new trustees to help drive the prevention revolution in mental health: Peter Byrne, Neil Caldicott, Jacqui Dyer, Paul Infield, Valerie Jolliffe, Jenny Paton and Aisha Sheikh-Anene. Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation...
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition announced as Charity Times Awards finalist14 July 2016,
It has been announced that the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Coalition (CYPMH) has been shortlisted for the Cross Sector Partnership of the Year award, part of the Charity Times Awards. Zurich Community Trust has played an integral role in the birth of the Coalition, a group of over 100...