More than half of UK adults are worried about the mental health of a loved one this festive season8 December 2020,
The Mental Health Foundation shares advice on the benefits of kindness to mental health at Christmas
“Mental health” spending must reach far beyond the NHS: Mental Health Foundation responds to Spending Review26 November 2020,
Responding to the Spending Review, the Mental Health Foundation said public spending must help to protect people from becoming so distressed they need mental health services – and that the government has some way to go on this. “In the run-up to the Spending Review, the government publicised...
Many British Teenagers Feeling Anxious, Alone and Fearful in the Pandemic: new mental health research23 November 2020,
The vast majority of British teenagers fear the pandemic will make the future worse for people their age, according to research by the Mental Health Foundation and Swansea University.
Mental Health Foundation announces nature and the environment as theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 202120 November 2020,
The Mental Health Foundation has announced the dates and theme of next year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Week will run from Monday 10th May until Sunday 16th May 2021. The theme for the week will be “Nature and the Environment”. The theme was chosen in part because of evidence from the...
Open Letter to Government calling for a “historic” commitment to mental health in England’s new public health strategy18 November 2020,
Eighteen leading Mental Health Charities and Social Enterprises write to Secretary of State for Health.
Fishing community’s health and wellbeing needs to be at the centre of Brexit response10 November 2020,
Highlighting the importance of protecting the wellbeing of Welsh fishing communities as they face up to the impact of Brexit.
Mental health of Scottish adults and teenagers being affected by poor sleep21 October 2020,
Mental Health Foundation study reveals Scots experience increased stress, irritability, anger and anxiety linked to inadequate sleep Almost half of adults in Scotland (49%) say that poor sleep negatively affects their mental health – according to a new report published today by Mental Health...
Mental health of millions of adults and teenagers being affected by poor sleep – new research from the Mental Health Foundation21 October 2020,
Millions of people in the UK say that poor sleep has negatively affected their mental health – according to a new report published today. Almost half of UK adults aged 18 and above (48%) said that sleeping badly had a negative effect on their mental health, according to polling conducted earlier...
KidsTime Southwark project launched to help families affected by mental illness.8 October 2020,
The Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with the charity Our Time and the London Borough of Southwark, is launching an exciting new programme, KidsTime Southwark. This programme is designed to support families where parents have a diagnosed mental illness. KidsTime Southwark is an adapted...
Coping with the pandemic: New mental health research reveals how Scottish adults are managing stress6 October 2020,
New research from the Mental Health Foundation and collaborating universities reveals how Scottish adults are managing stress during the pandemic. Six in ten (61 per cent) of Scottish adults who had experienced stress because of the pandemic said walking helped them cope Half (51 per cent) of...