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.
Foundation's Amal Azzudin named Outstanding Woman of Scotland1 August 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation’s Amal Azzudin is recognised by the Saltire Society in their Outstanding Women of Scotland list for 2016.
Peer Support project for mental health carers receives Project Quality Award22 June 2016,
6 th – 13 th June was Carers Week and our Peer Support project for mental health carers – Time and Space and Re-connect, which are delivered in partnership with Action in Mind and Glasgow Association of Mental Health, brought together a group of volunteers for a special celebration. This was to...
Programme announced for brand new festival of health and human rights in Scotland4 February 2016,
Declaration Festival will see leading writers, filmmakers, musicians and visual artists appearing alongside human rights campaigners to discuss human rights and the right to health in Scotland.