Mental Health Fringe Award returns to Edinburgh for second year18 July 2018,
An award for the Edinburgh Fringe show that most compellingly explores the subject of mental health is to return for its second year. The Mental Health Fringe Award 2018 will be presented by the Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with the Tron Theatre in Glasgow and the Scotsman newspaper...
Our response to new Scotland suicide statistics27 June 2018,
Our response to new statistics on suicide in Scotland, which show a slight reduction in deaths by suicide in Scotland in 2017.
Our response to the appointment of new Scottish Minister for Mental Health27 June 2018,
Lee Knifton responds to the appointment of Clare Haughey MSP as Scottish Minister for Mental Health.
Our response to Scottish government's suicide prevention funding announcement13 June 2018,
A significant step in the right direction for suicide prevention in Scotland but we await a number of crucial commitments.
Foundation responds to Scottish government loneliness consultation4 May 2018,
Research conducted by the Mental Health Foundation has shown that loneliness is one of the leading public health challenges of our time - it can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day. Loneliness can contribute to a wide range of mental health issues such as stress, anxiety,...
Mental Health Foundation calls for new national body to drive suicide prevention in Scotland3 May 2018,
Existing structures are no longer fit for purpose. The lack of support for bereaved families is an injustice
Foundation responds to Scottish government suicide prevention consultation3 May 2018,
The draft Suicide Prevention Action Plan represents an opportunity for Scotland to become a world leader again in suicide prevention.
Mental Health Foundation responds to Edinburgh University findings on depression17 April 2018,
We welcome new research that can help to inform our understanding of biological dimensions of depression, however it is important that we give equal significance and resources to funding and addressing the psychological and social causes.
Cancer patients left to cope with mental health problems alone11 April 2018,
Press release for the new report that outlines the negative mental health impacts of cancer, how effective support can be delivered, the barriers to support and the unmet mental health support needs, and recommendations for change.
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.