New report calls for better regulation and enforcement on advertising to young people to promote good body image and help safeguard their mental health17 March 2020,
The need for improved regulation to stop inappropriate advertising to young people, and the introduction of age restrictions on non-medical cosmetic procedures, are just two of the key recommendations highlighted in a new report on young people’s Body Image published today (Tuesday 17 March 2020)...
Response to latest CAMHS figures for Scotland, which highlight the need for prevention3 March 2020,
Responding to the latest CAMHS figures issued today, Julie Cameron, Head of Programmes at the Mental Health Foundation Scotland said: “Today’s figures highlight that once again the current system is failing to meet the needs of too many children and young people. Not only are waiting times for...
Marmot review: Tackling mental health inequalities is overdue, urges Mental Health Foundation25 February 2020,
The Government should urgently respond to today’s Marmot Review 2020 and develop a national action plan to reduce mental health inequalities, says the Mental Health Foundation.
Mental Health Foundation issues advice for staying mentally healthy during the Coronavirus outbreak13 February 2020,
We have issued these tips because the virus is getting massive news coverage and there are things that people can do to look after their mental health.
Mental Health Foundation publishes major new report on social inequalities and mental health problems13 February 2020,
The briefing paper aims to help people to understand the huge role that social and economic inequalities play in causing mental health problems and what can be done to reduce their negative mental health effects.
Scotland and Finland join forces on mental health15 January 2020,
A delegation of Finnish Parliamentarians and charities are headed to Scotland this week in a fact-finding and knowledge-exchange mission on mental health. Scotland and Finland, both considered world-leaders in the field, will aim to deepen their understanding of each other’s policies and...
New report supports link between social media and poor body image, and highlights ways to build more positive relationships in 20207 January 2020,
How to build a more positive relationship between social media and our body image is the focus of a new report produced by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland and the University of Strathclyde. The report #Healthy Social Media is the result of a conference organised by the Foundation and the...
Mental Health Foundation's reaction to the Queen's Speech19 December 2019,
Read our comments on the Queen's Speech.
Sleep and our struggles with it chosen as the theme for mental health awareness week 20209 December 2019,
We announce that the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 will be Sleep.