The writing process has healing qualities for my mental health
Michael Cassidy talks to us about how music can help his mental health through forcing him to confront issues, occupying his mind and having healing qualities.
Pass it On
The Pass it On project aims to give people with learning disabilities (and those who work with and care for them) a better understanding of mental health.
Pass it On: stage plan
This is a stage plan for the Pass it On project , which aims to give people with learning disabilities (and those who work with them and care for them) a better understanding of mental health. Stage 1: Pass-it-on Teachers are trained At Stage 1 we will be training people with learning disabilities to become Pass-it-on Teachers. Pass-it-on Teachers will lead on the delivery of the eight-week Pass-it-on training course (supported by a co-trainer). Stage 2: Pass-it-on training is delivered Pass-it-on training will take place once a week for eight weeks at London South Bank University (LSBU). It...
Talking to your children about healthy internet use31 January 2019
Read this guide for tips on ways to talk to your children about healthy internet use to help protect their mental health.
Our response to the Science and Technology Committee’s Impact of Social Media and Screen-use on Young People’s Health report31 January 2019,
Read our response to the Science and Technology Committee’s Impact of Social Media and Screen-use on Young People’s Health report.
Our response to the Challenging Behaviour Foundation report on restraint and seclusion in schools31 January 2019,
Our response to the Challenging Behaviour Foundation report on restraint and seclusion in schools covered on BBC Breakfast this morning.
Leave a legacy
image 4.jpg Although mental illness will affect more people than cancer, research into mental health problems receives a small fraction of the funds. Facts alone are only part of the story. We at the Mental Health Foundation are passionate and determined in pursuit of our vision – we want to beat mental illness. Our research finds real and effective treatments. But we also want to prevent mental health problems and we give people real ways to help themselves stay mentally fit and healthy. Make a Will through FareWill Our work is life changing, and lifesaving, and we are committed to it Our...
Diagnosed with anorexia and depression at 30
Kerry was diagnosed with anorexia and depression at the age of 30. Now she can see that the signs were there from childhood.
Grant funding for our programmes work
The Mental Health Foundation aims to help people to prevent, manage and recover from mental health problems. We do this in three ways: Policy and campaigning work to influence and persuade stakeholders, backed-up by evidence from our research. Media and communications work to promote good mental health direct to the public, and provide guidance on how to deal with problems which arise. Programmes work consisting of time-limited projects offering a new intervention to specific vulnerable people, often in peer support groups. Our Grants Team In England and Wales comprises Ralph Coates (020 7803...