People with long-term conditions are more anxious about unlocking: new mental health research.12 August 2021,
UK adults who have physical and mental health conditions are significantly more anxious about the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to new findings from an ongoing study of the pandemic by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners.
Mental Health Foundation, Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners and British Beauty Council issue new guidance to inform choices about cosmetic procedures19 July 2021,
New advice about how to feel good about our bodies and how to make informed decisions about cosmetic treatments is being launched today by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), supported by the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and the British Beauty Council.
Signs of hope for British teenagers' mental health but loneliness and anxiety remain high: New findings from long-term study12 July 2021,
Signs of hope for British teenagers' mental health but lonliness and enxiety remain high: New findings from long-term study The easing of lockdown seems to have helped many British teenagers’ mental health but loneliness and anxiety remain extremely common, according to new research by the Mental Health Foundation and Swansea University.
New Mental Health Strategy provides strong basis for preventing mental health problems in Northern Ireland29 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation today welcomes publication of the Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 for Northern Ireland. Dr. Shari McDaid, Head of Evidence & Impact for the Mental Health Foundation in Northern Ireland , said: “This new mental health strategy provides a strong basis for action...
Parents overwhelmingly support relationships education: new research23 June 2021,
The vast majority of parents want schools to help their children understand relationships and mental health, new research reveals today ( Thursday June 24) . Almost all the parents (96 per cent) surveyed said it was important for schools to help children ‘understand and be prepared for’ friendships...
Post-pandemic mental health support for people living with long term conditions launching in Scotland11 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) today (11 June 2021) launch Living Well: Emotional Support Matters to offer tailored mental health support in the wake of COVID-19 to people living with long term conditions.
Time in the garden is one of nature's best mental health fixes, say UK adults12 May 2021,
The survey was done to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16th May), which this year has the theme of Nature.
A new project has been announced today to improve people’s mental health through connecting to ‘watery’ nature12 May 2021,
65% of people find being near water improves their mental wellbeing and is their favourite part of nature
Make Our Neighbourhood Nature Safer & Cleaner, say British Teenagers in Mental Health Awareness Week11 May 2021,
New research for Mental Health Awareness Week, among 2,399 teenagers aged 13-19 Cleaner, safer and more local natural spaces, along with greener streets, are the changes most favoured by teenagers aged 13 to 19 to help them benefit more from nature, according to new research by the Mental Health...
Our comment on the Queen's speech11 May 2021,
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech, Lucy Thorpe, Head of Policy at the Mental Health Foundation, said: “Today’s Queen’s Speech confirms that the Government’s structural r eforms to the health and social care system will be legislated for in the forthcoming Health and Care Bill. “There is potential to...