New mental health research: Scottish adults with long-term conditions are more anxious about unlocking16 August 2021,
Scottish adults who are living with physical or mental health conditions are significantly more anxious about the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to new findings from an ongoing study of the pandemic by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners. In a survey of 2,005 adults...
Post-pandemic mental health support for people living with long term conditions launching in Scotland11 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) today (11 June 2021) launch Living Well: Emotional Support Matters to offer tailored mental health support in the wake of COVID-19 to people living with long term conditions.
Nearly two thirds of adults in Scotland say: ‘Being close to nature improves my mood’10 May 2021,
Mental Health Foundation Scotland calls for Green Spaces Strategy at launch of Mental Health Awareness Week Nearly two thirds of adults in Scotland (65 per cent) said being close to nature improves their mood but one in ten (11 per cent) found it difficult to access nature when they wanted,...
Scottish Parliament Elections 2021 Mental Health Prevention in the Party Manifestos4 May 2021,
The Foundation developed fourteen recommendations for the Scottish Parliament Elections of 2021. This analysis presents the manifesto commitments that relate to our fourteen recommendations. Please see the Manifesto Comparison (PDF) For more information about the Foundation’s Holyrood 2021 campaign...
Call for curriculum change as one third of parents do not feel there is enough mental health education28 April 2021,
One third (33%) of adults with children aged 18 and under Scotland do not feel that there is enough mental health education within their child’s school curriculum 43 per cent of adults with children 18 and under who go to school in Scotland said they do not feel they have been provided with enough...
Charity launches first retrospective of Scottish arts and mental health16 April 2021,
Reclaiming Our Heritage is an oral history curated over two years by the Foundation
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival returns for 15th year and asks 'What is normality?'16 April 2021,
In its 15th year, the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival remains as vital and relevant as ever
Pandemic one year on: landmark mental health study reveals mixed picture in Scotland, as anxiety falls but loneliness rises22 March 2021,
One year on, the crisis has had wide and deep emotional impacts on Scottish adults
Time is now for transformational approach to mental health to prevent upsurge in mental distress in Scotland9 March 2021,
Read about what the Mental Health Foundation Scotland are calling for in their manifesto.
Nine-Month Study Reveals Pandemic’s Worsening Emotional Impacts on Scottish Adults17 December 2020,
Key indicators of distress among Scottish adults – including loneliness, suicidality and not coping well with stress – are worse now than at the start of the pandemic, according to new research by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners. The study has questioned Scottish adults at...