Almost a quarter of adults living under lockdown in the UK have felt loneliness22 April 2020,
This raises concern about long-term risk to mental health. Mental Health Foundation Longitudinal Study:
“Kindness” announced as new theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, in response to coronavirus outbreak9 April 2020,
“Kindness” has been announced as the new theme for Mental Health Awareness Week.
Statement into Scottish Government announcement of additional funding into NHS mental health services in Scotland27 March 2020,
Mental Health Foundation Scotland Policy Manager Toni Giugliano said: “We’re pleased to see the Scottish Government direct funding towards mental health at this time. It’s crucial that people with existing mental health problems continue to be supported and that people who experience distress know...
Millions of UK adults have felt panicked, afraid and unprepared as a result of the coronavirus pandemic - new poll data reveal impact on mental health26 March 2020,
Millions of UK adults have felt panicked, afraid and unprepared because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to polling data from a new longitudinal study commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation in partnership with the Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge. The poll data...
Hundreds of thousands of Scottish adults have felt panicked and afraid as a result of the coronavirus pandemic - new poll data into impact on mental health26 March 2020,
Mental Health Foundation Scotland commissioned polling project raises concern about potential scale of mental health impact of pandemic Hundreds of thousands of Scottish adults have felt panicked and afraid because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to polling data from a new longitudinal study...
New report calls for better regulation and enforcement on advertising to young people to promote good body image and help safeguard their mental health17 March 2020,
The need for improved regulation to stop inappropriate advertising to young people, and the introduction of age restrictions on non-medical cosmetic procedures, are just two of the key recommendations highlighted in a new report on young people’s Body Image published today (Tuesday 17 March 2020)...
Response to latest CAMHS figures for Scotland, which highlight the need for prevention3 March 2020,
Responding to the latest CAMHS figures issued today, Julie Cameron, Head of Programmes at the Mental Health Foundation Scotland said: “Today’s figures highlight that once again the current system is failing to meet the needs of too many children and young people. Not only are waiting times for...
Marmot review: Tackling mental health inequalities is overdue, urges Mental Health Foundation25 February 2020,
The Government should urgently respond to today’s Marmot Review 2020 and develop a national action plan to reduce mental health inequalities, says the Mental Health Foundation.
Mental Health Foundation issues advice for staying mentally healthy during the Coronavirus outbreak13 February 2020,
We have issued these tips because the virus is getting massive news coverage and there are things that people can do to look after their mental health.
Mental Health Foundation publishes major new report on social inequalities and mental health problems13 February 2020,
The briefing paper aims to help people to understand the huge role that social and economic inequalities play in causing mental health problems and what can be done to reduce their negative mental health effects.