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.
Dorien is a Research Assistant at the Mental Health Foundation. She has an Honorary MSc in Clinical Psychology from Utrecht University and a background in psychotrauma research and secondary data analysis.
Before working at the Foundation, she volunteered as a...
Learning disabilities, employment and mental health21 June 2018, Christine-Koulla Burke
How does employment affect the mental health of people with learning disabilities and what can we do about it?
Our response to the appointment of new Scottish Minister for Mental Health27 June 2018,
Lee Knifton responds to the appointment of Clare Haughey MSP as Scottish Minister for Mental Health.
Our response to new Scotland suicide statistics27 June 2018,
Our response to new statistics on suicide in Scotland, which show a slight reduction in deaths by suicide in Scotland in 2017.
Programme Lead, Families, Children and Young People
Jane joined the Mental Health Foundation in June 2018 as the Programme Lead for Families, Children and Young People in England.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Jane was a Citywide CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) manager in Nottingham City, overseeing a...
Preventing mental health problems in children is more important than ever28 June 2018, Jane Caro
Our new Head of Families, Children and Young People Jane Caro talks about the work we're doing in this area and how important it is to ensuring good mental health in all children.
Our letter expressing concern about the cosmetic surgery advertising in Love Island to ITV3 July 2018,
We believe that strategically placing cosmetic surgery adverts during programmes that target young adults and paint a false picture of perfection is not only patronising but is adding to young people’s insecurities and contributing to distress among vulnerable people.