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70% of Scotland's teachers lack training to address mental health problems in schools

10 December 2018,

Shocking research reveals half of teachers affected by mental ill health due to work pressure New research by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland has revealed that teachers lack the training and confidence to help them address mental health concerns with their pupils. Teachers also expressed...

Mental Health Foundation Scotland responds to Scottish Government Budget

12 December 2018,

Responding to the Scottish Government’s budget announced today (Wed 12 December), The Mental Health Foundation Scotland has welcomed the "shift in the balance of spend towards mental health" but has warned that the real shift must be towards preventative spending to turn the tide on child mental...

Mental Health Foundation Scotland responds to Scottish Government’s Strategy on tackling loneliness and isolation

18 December 2018,

The Mental Health Foundation Scotland has welcomed the publication of “ A Connected Scotland ” – the Scottish Government’s strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation but has warned that urgent action must be taken to address mental health problems like depression and anxiety in both young people...

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