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Extra Support for Mental Health at Work

Employers given tools to understand and improve mental health of workers. Businesses will have access to a free online platform offering practical ways to boost mental health in the workplace from today (Thursday 11 August). Face-to-face training opportunities, clear guidance on the legal duties of

Mental Health Staffing Boost

Over 950 Additional Frontline Workers Recruited A commitment to recruit an additional 800 mental health staff to frontline roles across Scotland has been exceeded. Figures published today, 12th July, show that 958 whole time equivalent mental health workers have been recruited for deployment to hospitals,

Mental Health Awareness Week

Loneliness: #IveBeenThere This week (9th – 15th May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, led by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) in Scotland and across the UK for the last 22 years. The annual event offers people the opportunity to talk about all aspects of mental

Highlighting Stress Awareness Month

Addressing the mental health stigma.  For Stress Awareness Month Graeme paid a visit to Angus’ Penumbra Mental Health team to highlight the support on offer locally for those experiencing mental ill health. Penumbra Mental Health is a pioneering charity offering dedicated support services for people

£15 Million to Help Improve Mental Wellbeing

New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund launched. A new fund will help tackle the impact of social isolation, loneliness and the mental health inequalities made worse by the pandemic.    The £15 million Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund aims to support adult community-based

£335,000 to Angus Council for Kids Summer Activates

Key Scottish Government Investment Confirmed Graeme has said he is ‘delighted’ that Angus Council is set to receive £335,000 from the Scottish Government to encourage children to play and socialise as part of the recovery from the pandemic. Local authorities across Scotland will benefit from

What We’re Doing For The LGBTI Community

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for the LGBTI community Scotland has been helping lead the way in the fight for LGBTI equality – and we have a proud record of advancing and championing LGBTI rights while in government. We’ve delivered the most progressive and

What We’re Doing For Young People

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for young people The SNP is determined that every child, regardless of their circumstances, should get the best start in life. Our ambition is for Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up. We believe