Open Letter to Government calling for a “historic” commitment to mental health in England’s new public health strategy

18 November 2020,

Eighteen leading Mental Health Charities and Social Enterprises write to Secretary of State for Health.

Mental Health Foundation announces nature and the environment as theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

20 November 2020,

The Mental Health Foundation has announced the dates and theme of next year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Week will run from Monday 10th May until Sunday 16th May 2021. The theme for the week will be “Nature and the Environment”. The theme was chosen in part because of evidence from the...

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Many British Teenagers Feeling Anxious, Alone and Fearful in the Pandemic: new mental health research

23 November 2020,

The vast majority of British teenagers fear the pandemic will make the future worse for people their age, according to research by the Mental Health Foundation and Swansea University.

“Mental health” spending must reach far beyond the NHS: Mental Health Foundation responds to Spending Review

26 November 2020,

Responding to the Spending Review, the Mental Health Foundation said public spending must help to protect people from becoming so distressed they need mental health services – and that the government has some way to go on this. “In the run-up to the Spending Review, the government publicised...