Mental health in schools: we need to make it count10 October 2018, Mark Rowland
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland explains our new campaign about mental health in schools and why we're doing it.
Make it Count: Guide for teachers10 October 2018
A guide for teachers to help children better understand, protect and sustain their mental health. The guide includes advice for ensuring classrooms and the whole school is mentally healthy.
Make it Count: policy briefing10 October 2018
Our policy briefing for our Make it Count campaign, including our five key policy asks.
Stephanie's story: Are school years really the best of your life?
Dundee student Stephanie Carney, shares some of her thoughts around why it’s so important that mental health is given more prominence in schools.
Iain's story: how school affected my mental health
Iain looks back on his mental health journey and now feels that it started earlier than he previously thought.
Mental health in schools: a teacher's perspective
Rebecca Harris, Assistant Head at Heathfield Infant School, explains her school's approach to improving the mental health of their pupils.
Time to take action on the scandalous state of our children’s mental health19 December 2017, Stuart Hill
The scale of the problem around children's mental health is seriously concerning, and change is taking too long, says Stuart Hill.
Co-producing good mental health with young people6 February 2017, Helen Bohan
How does working with young people help when designing a way for them to understand, protect and sustain their mental health?
Mental Health Foundation highlights the importance of children’s mental health with #MindsMatter8 March 2016,
As the Friends of the Foundation host a gala dinner to raise much needed funds for the Mental Health Foundation’s work with children and young people, a preventative approach to mental health problems in childhood has never been more needed.
Peer Education Project (PEP)
Our innovative school-based project sees older pupils deliver mental health lessons to younger pupils, with the aim of creating more understanding and eradicating stigma.