How drinking affects our mental health22 November 2018, Edward Davie
Communities Lead Ed Davie blogs about how drinking alcohol affects our mental health, speaking from his lived experience and research.
MHF Live: what is it and why are we doing it?15 November 2018, Hannah Currie
Hannah Currie explains the concept behind our brand new fundraising initiative and how you can get involved.
Stress - it's time to talk7 November 2018, Lee Knifton
Over 20 years ago my good friend and flatmate died by suicide. We knew he was under pressure to finish his degree. We knew he was drinking too much. In retrospect the signs were all there. But he never felt able to talk about his stress or his suicidal thoughts to his family, girlfriend or...
8 simple ways to practise self-love23 October 2018, Guest Blogger
Self-care is about looking after yourself and your mental health. The relationship you have with yourself is crucial to your own wellbeing and also to creating healthy and happy relationships with others.
Ending poverty and improving mental health17 October 2018, Edward Davie
How does poverty impact on mental health? What can be done to address the issue? Our communities lead Ed Davie discusses.
Mental health in schools: parents' perspectives10 October 2018,
Two parents give their thoughts on why better mental health education is needed in schools.
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.
The declining state of student mental health in universities and what can be done2 October 2018, Jade Yap
As thousands of 18-year olds in the UK have begun or are about to begin their university experience, starting with the infamous ‘freshers’ week’, now is an opportune moment to discuss the mental health crisis in universities.
Presenting our 'Public Life Matters' research in Split, Croatia26 September 2018, Gordon Johnston
Our Peer Researcher Gordon Johnston recently travelled to Split in Croatia to present findings from our 'Public Life Matters' research at the 7th European Conference on Mental Health. Here, he shares some of his experiences from the event.
I was lucky enough to travel to...
Our ageing population: thinking differently about the type of care and support older people are given19 September 2018, Alec Williams
Thinking differently about the type of care and support older people are given to help protect their mental health and reduce loneliness and isolation,