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
Foundation responds to Scottish government suicide prevention consultation3 May 2018,
The draft Suicide Prevention Action Plan represents an opportunity for Scotland to become a world leader again in suicide prevention.
Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: connecting communities for mental health and wellbeing20 April 2018,
The Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery (CPMR) programme offers a radical shift in vision in mental health, encouraging the forming of resilient communities of mutual hope, compassion and solidarity.
Mental Health Foundation responds to Edinburgh University findings on depression17 April 2018,
We welcome new research that can help to inform our understanding of biological dimensions of depression, however it is important that we give equal significance and resources to funding and addressing the psychological and social causes.
Cancer patients left to cope with mental health problems alone11 April 2018,
Press release for the new report that outlines the negative mental health impacts of cancer, how effective support can be delivered, the barriers to support and the unmet mental health support needs, and recommendations for change.
Mental health guidance for women impacted by recent high-profile media coverage of sexual violence, harassment, and abuse scandals6 March 2018,
We have partnered with Rape Crisis to provide guidance to people who have been impacted by sexual abuse and violence.