Holyrood 2021: How did we do?
Ahead of the Holyrood 2021 election, we published our manifesto ‘ A Wellbeing Society: Delivering Good Mental Health For All .’ This outlined 14 recommendations for Scotland which will provide every person with the support and opportunity to live mentally healthy lives. how did we do? With help from Mental Health Foundation supporters, we attracted attention of all five main political parties with each one including at least one of our recommendations: Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party: A services waiting times target of six weeks for people with mild to moderate mental health...
Our recommendations for a Wellbeing Society
A Scotland where every child can thrive The Scottish Government should embed Mental Health Education (MHE) within the Curriculum for Excellence, giving every pupil the tools to protect and improve their mental health and tackle stigma Every child at risk of poverty, exclusion or adversity should benefit from an evidence-based mentoring programme based on the “one good adult” model, helping every child to succeed regardless of their circumstances A new Health and Wellbeing Fund should be established to help Head Teachers invest in pupil wellbeing in the aftermath of Covid-19. The fund will aim...
Programme Manager - Families Children and Young People
Shelley Buckley joined the Mental Health Foundation as a Programme Manager for Families Children and Young People in 2020. Shelley’s mission is to change cultural views and attitudes in relation to how we discuss mental health, influence wider systems in order to...
Blog - Dr David Crepaz‑Keay and Heather Lewis talk about the mental health stresses and strains that affect our top-flight athletes, as well as you and me.4 August 2021,
Dr David Crepaz‑Keay, Head of Applied Learning and Heather Lewis, Project Manager and Independent Elite Athlete Lifestyle Coach, talk about the mental health stresses and strains that affect our top-flight athletes, as well as you and me.
Removing hierarchies and working across professions – is this the future of the systematic review?6 August 2021,
Removing hierarchies and working across professions – is this the future of the systematic review? How one Partnership working model has made researchers think again.
Dr Naomi Wilson
Senior Research Officer
Naomi is a Psychiatrist and Senior Research Officer within our Evidence and Impact Team.
This involves conducting and collating research on the mental health effects of a variety of different social, economic and...