Mental Health Foundation Scotland responds to Scottish Government’s Strategy on tackling loneliness and isolation18 December 2018,
The Mental Health Foundation Scotland has welcomed the publication of “ A Connected Scotland ” – the Scottish Government’s strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation but has warned that urgent action must be taken to address mental health problems like depression and anxiety in both young people...
Mental Health Foundation Scotland responds to Scottish Government Budget12 December 2018,
Responding to the Scottish Government’s budget announced today (Wed 12 December), The Mental Health Foundation Scotland has welcomed the "shift in the balance of spend towards mental health" but has warned that the real shift must be towards preventative spending to turn the tide on child mental...
70% of Scotland's teachers lack training to address mental health problems in schools10 December 2018,
Shocking research reveals half of teachers affected by mental ill health due to work pressure New research by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland has revealed that teachers lack the training and confidence to help them address mental health concerns with their pupils. Teachers also expressed...
More than a million schoolchildren worry about family not having enough money4 December 2018,
Our survey found that a quarter of children aged 10-15 are worried or sad about their families not having enough money.
Our response to new children's mental health data22 November 2018,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland comments on new statistics on the state of children's mental health in England.
One in three Scottish men have experienced suicidal thoughts as a result of feeling stressed7 November 2018,
New statistics published today, National Stress Awareness Day, by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland show that over a third of Scottish men (37%) have experienced suicidal thoughts as a result of feeling stressed. The survey findings, also being released to coincide with Men’s Health Awareness...
Only one in four men feel able to talk to friends and family when feeling stressed7 November 2018,
Newly published survey results show that not enough men feel comfortable talking to family and friends when feeling stressed.
Our response to health secretary's prevention vision5 November 2018,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland gives his response to Matt Hancock's commitment to put prevention at the heart of the NHS long-term plan.
Statement in response to ASA ruling on MYA cosmetic surgery advert17 October 2018,
Isabella Goldie, welcomes the ASA’s decision that the advert breached advertising rules: “Today’s decision marks a watershed moment for cosmetic surgery advertising which we wholeheartedly welcome."
The Inner Level with Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson15 October 2018,
We are delighted to host Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson, at two special events in Glasgow and Edinburgh , to present and discuss their new book The Inner Level . Health and social inequalities are one of the most challenging social problems in contemporary societies. In The Spirit Level Richard...