Children and young people’s mental health during Covid-19 policy statement22 June 2020
This policy briefing, produced by our team in Scotland, considers the mental health implications of our children and young people returning to school in August, and outlines a number of key recommendations for the Scottish Government to put in place to ensure that the mental wellbeing of our...
What works for you? A qualitative research study6 May 2020
This report explored factors influencing pathways to employment for those living with mental health conditions in rural Scotland. It identified current barriers to employment, and explored and identified a potential intervention model which could help alleviate some of these barriers in the...
Support for those beareaved by suicide.4 May 2020
This qualitiative research report explores current levels of support across Scotland for people who are bereaved by suicide. The research clearly highlights the lack of equity in access to support services for those bereaved by suicide in Scotland. It calls for a holistic, Scotland wide...
Body image: we are more than what we look like17 March 2020
The report from the Advisory Group on Health Body Image for Young People, co-chaired by the Foundation, which was tasked by the Scottish Government with undertaking a six month review to understand more about body image and how it can affect young people’s mental health.
Healthy social media7 January 2020
Read our report that looks at personal experiences of social media and ways to build a positive relationship between social media use and body image.
Emotional support for sight loss17 December 2019
This research carried out by MHF Scotland, Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded explores the mental health impacts of visual impairment.
Refugee health policy and strategy action group summary report, September 201916 December 2019
This report outlines the achievement of the Foundation's Refugee Health Policy and Strategy Action Group programme from July 2017 until June 2019, working within the three local authority areas of Glasgow, North Ayrshire and North Lanarkshire.
Make it Count: policy briefing (Scotland)10 October 2018
Our policy briefing for our Make it Count campaign, including our five key policy asks in Scotland.