Mental Health Foundation appoints seven new trustees21 July 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation has appointed seven new trustees to help drive the prevention revolution in mental health: Peter Byrne, Neil Caldicott, Jacqui Dyer, Paul Infield, Valerie Jolliffe, Jenny Paton and Aisha Sheikh-Anene. Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation...
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition announced as Charity Times Awards finalist14 July 2016,
It has been announced that the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Coalition (CYPMH) has been shortlisted for the Cross Sector Partnership of the Year award, part of the Charity Times Awards. Zurich Community Trust has played an integral role in the birth of the Coalition, a group of over 100...
Antidepressant prescribing in England doubles in past decade6 July 2016,
Our statement on the news that antidepressant prescriptions have more than doubled in the past decade.
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...
Mental Health Foundation Volunteer named National Winner in 2016 Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards10 June 2016,
Mental Health Foundation volunteer Marie Williams, 32 from Cardiff, has been named National Winner in the adult category of the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2016. Marie volunteers with the 'Creating Connections' self-management project for single parents run by the Mental Health Foundation,...
Mental Health Foundation Joins EU Research Partnership8 June 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation is delighted to be a part of the Citizenship, Recovery and Inclusive Society Partnership (CRISP). CRISP is an EU funded partnership which between 2016 and 2020, will support arts festivals, research, seminars, conferences and the development of tools and methods for...
Our statement on anti-depressant blood test study7 June 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation respond to the King's College London anti-depressant blood test study.
Disturbing report highlights need to prevent spiralling levels of mental ill health in children and young people28 May 2016,
The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched a new report revealing that children and young people are struggling to access mental health services they need.
Funded Travelling Fellowships to support Community Based Approaches to Mental Health26 May 2016,
In 2017, The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust will be investing around £1.3 million in British citizens, by awarding 150 Travelling Fellowships. This will directly support British citizens who want to travel overseas to gain knowledge, experience and best practice to benefit others in their UK...
Unum partners with the Mental Health Foundation19 May 2016,
Employee benefits experts Unum and The Mental Health Foundation announce a new long-term partnership highlighting the importance of safeguarding mental health in the workplace