Scotland and Finland join forces on mental health15 January 2020,
A delegation of Finnish Parliamentarians and charities are headed to Scotland this week in a fact-finding and knowledge-exchange mission on mental health. Scotland and Finland, both considered world-leaders in the field, will aim to deepen their understanding of each other’s policies and...
New report supports link between social media and poor body image, and highlights ways to build more positive relationships in 20207 January 2020,
How to build a more positive relationship between social media and our body image is the focus of a new report produced by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland and the University of Strathclyde. The report #Healthy Social Media is the result of a conference organised by the Foundation and the...
Hundreds of thousands of men affected by body image issues – Mental Health Foundation Scotland survey12 November 2019,
Our survey has shown that hundreds of thousands of men across Scotland have struggled with body image issues.
Glasgow lights up green to highlight tragic rise in number of Scottish suicides10 October 2019,
Glasgow lights up green to highlight tragic rise in number of Scottish suicides
Response to Scottish Government's Programme for Government 19/203 September 2019,
Julie Cameron, Head of Programmes at MHF Scotland: “We welcome the commitment towards improving standards of perinatal and infant mental healthcare, supported by £50 million of funding, in today’s Programme for Government announcement. “It’s encouraging to hear that the Government is committed to...
Statement in response to new Scottish suicide figures released today26 June 2019,
In response to the new suicide figures for Scotland released today, Director of Mental Health Foundation Scotland Lee Knifton said: “It’s very concerning to see that the suicide figures for Scotland have increased again, with 784 people taking their lives in 2018. “It is particularly concerning...
Mental Health Foundation Scotland condemns asylum seeker forced evictions19 June 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation – Scotland’s charity for the prevention of mental ill health – has warned that Serco’s plan to evict 300 asylum seekers will exacerbate trauma and anxiety disorders among one of Scotland’s most vulnerable communities. The charity has called on the UK Government to work...
One in seven adults across Scotland have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their Body Image – new Mental Health Foundation Scotland poll13 May 2019,
Just over one in seven Scottish adults (16 percent) have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their Body Image, according to a new poll by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland.
Brexit and Mental Health: Almost two million Scots have felt 'powerless', 'worried' and 'angry' due to Brexit21 March 2019,
Almost two million people in Scotland have felt powerless, angry or worried over the last year because of Brexit, according to calculations from the Mental Health Foundation Scotland.
Charity "mentoring scheme" gives Scotland's refugees the skills to flourish6 February 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation Scotland is today, (6th February) shining a spotlight on its mentoring scheme which pairs Scotland’s refugee and asylum seeking community with employers, equipping them with the life skills, confidence and opportunity to make a full contribution to their new home – as...