Loneliness affects mental health of millions, yet many feel ashamed to talk about it4 May 2022,
One in four UK adults (25 per cent) say they have felt lonely some or all of the time over the last month, according to a survey of 6,000 UK adults commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation.
Mental health problems cost the Scottish economy at least GBP 8.8 billion a year. New research2 March 2022,
Mental Health Foundation calls for Scottish Government commitment to cost-effective prevention of poor mental health Cost to UK economy is at least £117.9 billion, around 5 per cent of GDP Mental health problems cost the Scottish economy at least £8.8 billion annually according to a new report...
The Chancellor’s Budget and Spending Review 202127 October 2021,
Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget and Spending Review, Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, said: “Today’s announcements were an opportunity for the Government to 'build back better' on mental health. Instead, what we have is a patchwork of uncoordinated measures. Some...
World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Foundation announces £2 million programme to support people worst hit by pandemic8 October 2021,
World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Foundation announces £2 million programme to support people worst hit by pandemic
Only one in four men feel able to talk to friends and family when feeling stressed7 November 2018,
Newly published survey results show that not enough men feel comfortable talking to family and friends when feeling stressed.
Services for young women 'almost invisible' in government policy in spite of growing mental health crisis21 December 2017,
Our new report condemns the lack of services specifically targeted at young women, despite a clear need for them.
Foundation's Amal Azzudin named Outstanding Woman of Scotland1 August 2016,
The Mental Health Foundation’s Amal Azzudin is recognised by the Saltire Society in their Outstanding Women of Scotland list for 2016.
Taking Local Action for Better Mental Health26 July 2016,
Today, the Mental Health Foundation publishes Mental health and prevention: taking local action for better mental health. The report was commissioned by Public Health England and sets out evidence of the ways to tackle one of the great challenges of our time; the rapidly growing level of mental ill...
Shocking report affirms the need to tackle mental health inequalities18 November 2015,
In a critical report published today by Open Public Services Network, funded by the Cabinet Office, the extent of mental health inequalities in England have been laid bare. The report, funded by the Cabinet Office, confirms that ‘the premature death rate among those with mental health problems was...