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Standing Together Cymru: supporting the mental health and wellbeing of older people through maintaining community connections

1 March 2022,

Our evaluation of the Standing Together Cymru project, the culmination of three years of work that adapted to meet the challenge of the pandemic, has been released today (Tuesday 1 March) to mark a very special day in Wales, St David’s Day. Established with the aims of reducing the loneliness and...

Paula Fraser

Paula Fraser

VOX Development Officer

Paula is part of the VOX Scotland team, a membership-led charity, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation which ensures people with lived experience of mental health issues have a voice and can influence...

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Mental health problems cost UK economy at least GBP 118 billion a year - new research

2 March 2022,

Mental Health Foundation and London School of Economics and Political Science joint report examines the scale of costs Mental Health Foundation calls for government commitment to cost-effective prevention of poor mental health Mental health problems cost the UK economy at least £117.9 billion...

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Mental health problems cost the Northern Ireland economy at least GBP 3.4 billion a year - new research

2 March 2022,

Mental Health Foundation calls for the Northern Ireland Executive to invest in cost-effective prevention of poor mental health Cost to UK economy is at least £117.9billion Mental health problems cost the Northern Irish economy at least £3.4 billion annually according to a new report published today...

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Mental health problems cost the Scottish economy at least GBP 8.8 billion a year. New research

2 March 2022,

Mental Health Foundation calls for Scottish Government commitment to cost-effective prevention of poor mental health Cost to UK economy is at least £117.9 billion, around 5 per cent of GDP Mental health problems cost the Scottish economy at least £8.8 billion annually according to a new report...

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New resource published with support of the Mental Health Foundation

2 March 2022,

Wolves Foundation has teamed up with the Mental Health Foundation to produce and publish a booklet as a valuable resource to promote good mental health and wellbeing. The 36-page booklet , entitled ‘It’s Okay To Talk’, has been put together by members of the Foundation’s Health Team with the Mental...

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