Foundation launches programme for young people with long-term conditions7 February 2018,
Our new initiative to prevent mental health problems arising in children with long-term physical conditions is now available to schools and youth organisations nation-wide after a successful pilot.
42% of Scottish parents say their children increasingly anxious about world events23 January 2018,
New research among Scottish parents with children aged 5 to 18 has revealed that 42% think their children are becoming more anxious about world events like terrorism, global warming or the threat of nuclear war. The Mental Health Foundation is warning that young people are being exposed to shocking...
Research reveals over half of young Scots who feel lonely also experience depression3 January 2018,
Our new research shows that loneliness is creating mental health problems among tens of thousands of young people across Scotland.
Charities warn of undiagnosed depression among 120,000 older Scots12 December 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation and Age Scotland have conducted research suggesting loneliness is severely damaging older people's mental health.
Foundation responds to the decrease in the number of young people with mental health problems being treated in adult hospital wards18 October 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation is pleased to see fewer young people with a mental health problem being treated in non-specialist wards, however, we need to focus more on earlier intervention.
Shocking new poll reveals mental health stigma in the workplace10 October 2017,
40% of Scots fear revealing a mental health problem at work would jeopardise their career.
Foundation publishes action plan to tackle Scotland's suicide rate7 September 2017,
Scotland's suicide rate is rising, but there has been an unacceptable drop in funding to prevent it.
Mental Health Foundation Scotland accredited as Living Wage Employer29 August 2017,
As we are accredited as a Living Wage Employer, we call on employers to take action to help people with mental health problems stay in work, particularly during periods of ill health.
Winner announced for first Mental Health Fringe Award at Edinburgh Festival25 August 2017,
Mental, by Kane Power Theatre beat off competition from almost 50 entries to win the inaugural award.
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.