Our response to the appointment of new Scottish Minister for Mental Health27 June 2018,
Lee Knifton responds to the appointment of Clare Haughey MSP as Scottish Minister for Mental Health.
Our response to Scottish government's suicide prevention funding announcement13 June 2018,
A significant step in the right direction for suicide prevention in Scotland but we await a number of crucial commitments.
Mental Health Foundation statement on 'suicide' slur in House of Commons13 June 2018,
It is regrettable that, on the same day that suicide prevention was being discussed in the Scottish Parliament, an MP would apparently use suicide as a slur towards their colleagues.
60% of young people unable to cope due to pressure to succeed16 May 2018,
The pressure to succeed is stifling young adults in Britain, our new survey shows.
Royal statement on mental health awareness: Mental Health Foundation flash response15 May 2018,
Our statement on the Mental Health Minute broadcast on radio stations across the UK at 10:59 today.
Stressed Scotland: 74% of Scotland 'overwhelmed or unable to cope' in past year14 May 2018,
74% of Scottish adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. 80% of women said this compared to 68 percent of men. 83% of 18-24 year-olds said this compared to 66 percent aged 55 and over. 35% of adults said they had experienced suicidal...
Stressed nation: 74% of UK 'overwhelmed or unable to cope' at some point in the past year14 May 2018,
A UK-wide stress survey, commissioned for Mental Health Awareness Week has found that almost three quarters of adults (74%) have at some point over the past year felt so stressed they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.
Mental Health Foundation announces new wellbeing Pocket Book partnership8 May 2018,
The Mental Health Foundation has partnered with wellbeing start-up, My Time, to launch a collection of stylish puzzle pocket books designed to improve and help protect mental health at work like never before.
Foundation responds to Scottish government loneliness consultation4 May 2018,
Research conducted by the Mental Health Foundation has shown that loneliness is one of the leading public health challenges of our time - it can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day. Loneliness can contribute to a wide range of mental health issues such as stress, anxiety,...
Mental Health Foundation calls for new national body to drive suicide prevention in Scotland3 May 2018,
Existing structures are no longer fit for purpose. The lack of support for bereaved families is an injustice