Post-pandemic mental health support for people living with long term conditions launching in Scotland11 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) today (11 June 2021) launch Living Well: Emotional Support Matters to offer tailored mental health support in the wake of COVID-19 to people living with long term conditions.
Head of Evidence and Impact
Shari McDaid joined the Mental Health Foundation in 2019 and leads policy and public affairs in Scotland and Northern Ireland as Head of Evidence & Impact. She was CEO of the national coalition on mental health in the Republic of Ireland, Mental Health Reform, for six years. She has worked...
Policy & Public Affairs Officer
Keith Rae joined the Mental Health Foundation in 2021 and is the Evidence and Impact team’s Policy & Public Affairs Officer. The role covers mental health policy both in Scotland and Northern Ireland. He was a parliamentary assistant to an MP prior to joining the Foundation. In this role,...
We are so thankful for the time and effort that OPEN members have put into contributing to our work. OPEN's input has really helped to improve our work and has had a wide reaching impact across the Mental Health Foundation. Below are a few examples of what we have found through OPEN's participation and how this has impacted projects.
Parents overwhelmingly support relationships education: new research23 June 2021,
The vast majority of parents want schools to help their children understand relationships and mental health, new research reveals today ( Thursday June 24) . Almost all the parents (96 per cent) surveyed said it was important for schools to help children ‘understand and be prepared for’ friendships...
New Mental Health Strategy provides strong basis for preventing mental health problems in Northern Ireland29 June 2021,
The Mental Health Foundation today welcomes publication of the Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 for Northern Ireland. Dr. Shari McDaid, Head of Evidence & Impact for the Mental Health Foundation in Northern Ireland , said: “This new mental health strategy provides a strong basis for action...
Blog - Toni Giugliano talks about Pride, being gay and the effects on his mental health29 June 2021,
Pride is both a celebration of what has been achieved and a rally for the fights yet to be won – both at home and abroad.
But despite civil rights advances across the world, this Pride month has been one of the most confrontational of the past 20 years, with considerable pushback...
Communications and Marketing Officer
Jennie helps raise awareness about the work that MHF does in Scotland and Northern Ireland through different digital channels and social media.
She helps to produce and host the Mental Health Foundation Podcast, and works closely with the brilliant team behind the Scottish...
Facilities and Office Manager, England
Karen is the Facilities / Office Manager in England and also cover Health and Safety, and other resources.
Karen has worked in the voluntary sector for over 15 years, in the areas of Facilities and Office Management, including a supported living charity for people with...