One in three Scottish men have experienced suicidal thoughts as a result of feeling stressed7 November 2018,
New statistics published today, National Stress Awareness Day, by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland show that over a third of Scottish men (37%) have experienced suicidal thoughts as a result of feeling stressed. The survey findings, also being released to coincide with Men’s Health Awareness...
Only one in four men feel able to talk to friends and family when feeling stressed7 November 2018,
Newly published survey results show that not enough men feel comfortable talking to family and friends when feeling stressed.
Our response to health secretary's prevention vision5 November 2018,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland gives his response to Matt Hancock's commitment to put prevention at the heart of the NHS long-term plan.
Statement in response to ASA ruling on MYA cosmetic surgery advert17 October 2018,
Isabella Goldie, welcomes the ASA’s decision that the advert breached advertising rules: “Today’s decision marks a watershed moment for cosmetic surgery advertising which we wholeheartedly welcome."
The Inner Level with Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson15 October 2018,
We are delighted to host Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson, at two special events in Glasgow and Edinburgh , to present and discuss their new book The Inner Level . Health and social inequalities are one of the most challenging social problems in contemporary societies. In The Spirit Level Richard...
1 in 10 children have no one to talk to in school when they are worried or sad10 October 2018,
Our new survey provides further evidence of the crisis in children's mental health.
A quarter of Scottish parents say academic pressure is causing their children to feel stressed10 October 2018,
New statistics on children's mental health as we launch our campaign, calling on ministers to put mental health at the heart of the school curriculum or face a growing crisis.
Kirkintilloch pupils help to launch new ‘Make it Count’ campaign to tackle mental health crisis in schools10 October 2018,
Pupils, teachers and parents from Kirkintilloch High School in East Dunbartonshire helped launch the new ‘#Make it Count’ campaign from the Mental Health Foundation Scotland today (Wednesday 10 October). Launching on World Mental Health Day, the new campaign calls for the Scottish Government to...
Our statement on the appointment of a minister for suicide prevention10 October 2018,
Mark Rowland, our Chief Executive, commenting on Prime Minister Theresa May’s appointment of a minister for suicide prevention.
Mental Health Foundation appoints new Chief Executive9 October 2018,
The Mental Health Foundation has appointed Mark Rowland as our new Chief Executive with immediate effect.