Mental Health Foundation launches 'I'm Fine' campaign23 November 2016,
On average, we say "I'm fine" 14 times per week but only mean it 19% of the time.
Survey of people with lived experience of mental health problems reveals men less likely to seek medical support6 November 2016,
When asked, 28% of men had not sought medical help for the last mental health problem they experienced compared to 19% of women. The new survey, by YouGov, commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation, finds that men who have had a mental health problem are not only less likely than women to have...
UK workers with mental health problems contributed £226 billion to UK GDP last year2 November 2016,
New research released today in a report by Mental Health Foundation and employee benefits provider, Unum, reveals that people with mental health problems deliver significantly more value than costs for the UK economy.
New web app for online mindfulness course launched25 October 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation and online mental health programme producer Wellmind Media today officially announced the launch of a ground-breaking web app for their online mindfulness course, Be Mindful.
"We Need to Talk Wales": new coalition launches report calling for improved access to psychological therapies4 October 2016,
A new coalition of mental health charities, professional organisations and service providers in Wales says that patients here need better access to psychological therapies.
New Survey highlights need for prevention revolution29 September 2016,
An authoritative new survey of mental health and wellbeing in England by NHS Digital has found that, when asked, in the past week, 1 in 6 adults experienced a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression. An increase of 0.8% since the last survey in 2007 despite an increasing number...
Global Make Some Noise Day28 September 2016,
Make Some Noise Day takes place on Friday 7 October 2016, and we are delighted that this year it will be supporting the Foundation’s work to improve children’s mental health and wellbeing. Make Some Noise is the official in-house charity of Global, the media and entertainment group. On the day Global group’s radio stations - Capital Xtra, Capital FM, Gold, Radio X, Smooth, LBC, Classic FM and Heart – will be raising funds to support children and young people and their families across Great Britain. With people up and down the country getting involved and joining the noise!
Foundation takes UK lead on European digital mental health innovation project27 September 2016,
We are delighted to have been chosen as the UK partner in a new European Union-funded project to improve the quality of and access and availability to e-mental health support.
Mental Health Foundation welcomes new funding for mental health research but calls for a broader and stronger evidence base15 September 2016,
Yesterday, the Department of Health announced a five year funding package for NHS and university partnerships that will see an increase of nearly £70 million for mental health research. Funding will be awarded to biomedical research centres across England via the National Institute for Health...
Mental Health Foundation responds to Health Select Committee Public Health report1 September 2016,
Today, the Health Committee published the findings of their ‘Public health post-2013 - structures, organisation, funding and delivery’ inquiry. While the report makes a number of positive recommendations for improving the delivery of public health, the focus of the recommendations are mainly on...