Our comment on the first cross-government suicide prevention plan22 January 2019,
Commenting on the first cross-government suicide prevention plan, Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “We fully welcome the Minister’s targeted, cross-government approach to saving lives through suicide prevention. For the first time, there is a work plan in place...
Seven New Year’s tips to help manage your mental health in 2019 - a year of change ahead8 January 2019,
Head of Mental Health Foundation Scotland Lee Knifton said : “With 2019 set to be a year of significant transition and change for everyone, we are sharing advice on what people can do to prevent stress and manage change. The start of the year is a good time to set goals; by taking steps to look...
Mental Health Foundation's response to the new NHS long-term plan7 January 2019,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland responds to the new NHS long-term plan.
Seven New Year’s tips to help manage your mental health in 2019 - a year of change for the UK1 January 2019,
With 2019 set to be a year of significant transition and change for everyone, we are sharing advice on what people can do to prevent stress and manage change.
Our response to public health funding announcement20 December 2018,
We respond to the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Heath and Primary Care’s statement on public health allocations for 2018-19.
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.