Mental health foundation releases new downloadable school packs to mark youth mental health day6 September 2021,
Youth Mental Health Day takes place on 7 September and aims to encourage young people, and those who support them, to understand their mental health and how to protect it.
100 organisations urge the Prime Minister not to cut Universal Credit2 September 2021,
The largest coalition of organisations to date on this issue has signed a joint open letter to the Prime Minster calling on him not to go ahead with the planned £20-a-week cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit, due to come into effect on 6 October. The joint letter, coordinated by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, is signed by a wide range of 100 organisations that operate at a national level as well as in communities across the UK. Among the signatories are leading voices on health, education, children, housing, poverty, the economy and other aspects of public policy.
New mental health research: Scottish adults with long-term conditions are more anxious about unlocking16 August 2021,
Scottish adults who are living with physical or mental health conditions are significantly more anxious about the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to new findings from an ongoing study of the pandemic by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners. In a survey of 2,005 adults...
People with long-term conditions are more anxious about unlocking: new mental health research.12 August 2021,
UK adults who have physical and mental health conditions are significantly more anxious about the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to new findings from an ongoing study of the pandemic by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners.
Mental Health Foundation, Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners and British Beauty Council issue new guidance to inform choices about cosmetic procedures19 July 2021,
New advice about how to feel good about our bodies and how to make informed decisions about cosmetic treatments is being launched today by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), supported by the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and the British Beauty Council.
Signs of hope for British teenagers' mental health but loneliness and anxiety remain high: New findings from long-term study12 July 2021,
Signs of hope for British teenagers' mental health but lonliness and enxiety remain high: New findings from long-term study The easing of lockdown seems to have helped many British teenagers’ mental health but loneliness and anxiety remain extremely common, according to new research by the Mental Health Foundation and Swansea University.
New Mental Health Strategy provides strong basis for preventing mental health problems in Northern Ireland29 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation today welcomes publication of the Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 for Northern Ireland. Dr. Shari McDaid, Head of Evidence & Impact for the Mental Health Foundation in Northern Ireland , said: “This new mental health strategy provides a strong basis for action...
Parents overwhelmingly support relationships education: new research23 June 2021,
The vast majority of parents want schools to help their children understand relationships and mental health, new research reveals today ( Thursday June 24) . Almost all the parents (96 per cent) surveyed said it was important for schools to help children ‘understand and be prepared for’ friendships...
Post-pandemic mental health support for people living with long term conditions launching in Scotland11 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) today (11 June 2021) launch Living Well: Emotional Support Matters to offer tailored mental health support in the wake of COVID-19 to people living with long term conditions.
Time in the garden is one of nature's best mental health fixes, say UK adults12 May 2021,
The survey was done to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16th May), which this year has the theme of Nature.