Our response to the government's announcement for mental health support workers for schools25 July 2018,
We welcome the government’s commitment to adopting a whole-school approach to improving children and young people's mental health.
Mental Health Fringe Award returns to Edinburgh for second year18 July 2018,
Contact [email protected] for more information. An award for the Edinburgh Fringe show that most compellingly explores the subject of mental health is to return for its second year. The Mental Health Fringe Award 2018 will be presented by the Mental Health Foundation, in partnership...
Our letter expressing concern about the cosmetic surgery advertising in Love Island to ITV3 July 2018,
We believe that strategically placing cosmetic surgery adverts during programmes that target young adults and paint a false picture of perfection is not only patronising but is adding to young people’s insecurities and contributing to distress among vulnerable people.
Our response to new Scotland suicide statistics27 June 2018,
Our response to new statistics on suicide in Scotland, which show a slight reduction in deaths by suicide in Scotland in 2017.
Our response to the appointment of new Scottish Minister for Mental Health27 June 2018,
Lee Knifton responds to the appointment of Clare Haughey MSP as Scottish Minister for Mental Health.
Our response to Scottish government's suicide prevention funding announcement13 June 2018,
A significant step in the right direction for suicide prevention in Scotland but we await a number of crucial commitments.
Mental Health Foundation statement on 'suicide' slur in House of Commons13 June 2018,
It is regrettable that, on the same day that suicide prevention was being discussed in the Scottish Parliament, an MP would apparently use suicide as a slur towards their colleagues.
60% of young people unable to cope due to pressure to succeed16 May 2018,
The pressure to succeed is stifling young adults in Britain, our new survey shows.
Royal statement on mental health awareness: Mental Health Foundation flash response15 May 2018,
Our statement on the Mental Health Minute broadcast on radio stations across the UK at 10:59 today.
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...