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,...
Nearly three-quarters of Welsh adults say that being close to nature improves their mood10 May 2021,
According to a survey launched by the Mental Health Foundation to mark Mental Health Awareness Week Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of Welsh adults say that being close to nature improves their mood More than two-thirds (69 per cent) of Welsh adults said being in nature led them to experience...
Seven in ten UK adults say that being close to nature improves their mood – Mental Health Awareness Week survey10 May 2021,
Seven in ten (70 per cent) UK adults say that being close to nature improves their mood More than six in ten (65 per cent) UK adults say being in nature has led them to experience positive emotions such as calm, wonder and joy Almost half of UK adults (49 per cent) said being close to nature helps...
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
Mental Health Foundation launches six-point action plan on race and diversity7 April 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation today launches a six-point action plan on race and diversity in the organisation, following a six-month review commissioned in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd last year. The review, which has been accepted in full, made a total of 70 recommendations and...
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
Pandemic one year on: landmark mental health study reveals mixed picture22 March 2021,
Read about our study one year on 'Coronavirus: mental health in a pandemic'.