New resource published to help public services become trauma-informed to support women's mental health25 April 2019,
New resource: 'Engaging with complexity', by Jo Wilton and Alec Williams, offers public services a brief guide to the principles of trauma-informed care and how to put them into practice. It explains why public services need to be trauma-informed and summarises the key elements.
The Mental Health Foundation has responded to Ofsted’s consultation on their new inspection framework5 April 2019,
We have submitted a response to Ofsted's consultation on their new inspection framework.
Brexit and Mental Health: Almost two million Scots have felt 'powerless', 'worried' and 'angry' due to Brexit21 March 2019,
Almost two million people in Scotland have felt powerless, angry or worried over the last year because of Brexit, according to calculations from the Mental Health Foundation Scotland.
Millions have felt ‘powerless’, ’angry’ or ’worried’ because of Brexit – results of our new poll21 March 2019,
Millions of people in the UK have felt powerless, angry or worried over the last year because of Brexit, according to calculations from our new poll.
Charity "mentoring scheme" gives Scotland's refugees the skills to flourish6 February 2019,
The Mental Health Foundation Scotland is today, (6th February) shining a spotlight on its mentoring scheme which pairs Scotland’s refugee and asylum seeking community with employers, equipping them with the life skills, confidence and opportunity to make a full contribution to their new home – as...
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.
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 comment on the first cross-government suicide prevention plan22 January 2019,
Commenting on the first cross-government suicide prevention plan, Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “We fully welcome the Minister’s targeted, cross-government approach to saving lives through suicide prevention. For the first time, there is a work plan in place...
Seven New Year’s tips to help manage your mental health in 2019 - a year of change ahead8 January 2019,
Head of Mental Health Foundation Scotland Lee Knifton said : “With 2019 set to be a year of significant transition and change for everyone, we are sharing advice on what people can do to prevent stress and manage change. The start of the year is a good time to set goals; by taking steps to look...
Mental Health Foundation's response to the new NHS long-term plan7 January 2019,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland responds to the new NHS long-term plan.