Policy and Research Officer (Digital)
Clare works on critical issues related to both policy development and the effectiveness of e-mental health interventions currently being developed across Europe and the UK.
A significant part of her role concerns the product development strand of the European eMEN project,...
Policy and Research Assistant (Digital)
Harriet is working on increasing prominence of e-mental health within MHF and coordinates aspects of the European eMEN project, aiming to increase uptake of digital technology for the prevention and treatment in mental health.
She works on the policy, research, and...
Seonaid's story: losing my son to suicide
Seonaid's son Dylan tragically took his own life aged 18. Here she tells the story of Dylan's death and of the lack of support her grieving family received afterwards.
Sign our petition: We want more support for families bereaved by suicide
Families bereaved by suicide don’t get the support they need. Victims of suicide often struggle to cope with the trauma and bereavement of losing a loved one and become at greater risk of suicide themselves. It's an injustice that families bereaved by suicide and first responders receive very...
Thank you for signing our petition
Thank you for adding your voice to our call for more support for families bereaved by suicide - together we are more likely to succeed in our call for change. Seonaid's story Seonaid lost her son Dylan to suicide when he was just 18. Her family received no support and were left to struggle through what was an exceptionally traumatic time. Thank you supporting our campaign to ensure nobody bereaved by suicide is left to struggle on alone. Read Seonaid's story
Father's Day: a focus on young fathers and mental health13 June 2018, Katrina Jenkins
As we approach Father's Day, Katrina Jenkins looks at some of the issues involved in the mental health of young fathers and the specific challenges they face.
Mental Health Foundation statement on 'suicide' slur in House of Commons13 June 2018,
It is regrettable that, on the same day that suicide prevention was being discussed in the Scottish Parliament, an MP would apparently use suicide as a slur towards their colleagues.
Our response to Scottish government's suicide prevention funding announcement13 June 2018,
A significant step in the right direction for suicide prevention in Scotland but we await a number of crucial commitments.
How different sectors work together to improve mental health15 June 2018, Guest Blogger
Louise Arseneault calls for greater collaboration between academia and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to better understand, prevent and treat mental health conditions.
Email the Scottish Minister for Mental Health
Take two minutes to email the Scottish Minister for mental health as we push for an ambitious new suicide prevention strategy for Scotland.