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£15 million mental health funding

Community support for third year of fund to help more projects. Projects to support mental health and address social isolation and loneliness in adults will share a further £15 million this year. The Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for adults, launched in 2021, has now

A healthier Scotland: 10 facts about our NHS under the SNP

Delivering Progress Despite Pressures We all rely on our NHS – that’s why we’re working to ensure it properly recovers from the pandemic to be fit for the future. Under the SNP, health funding and NHS staffing are at a record high – and we’ve

Shining a Light on Parental Mental Health

Supporting Parent Mental Health Day with Local Organisations To mark Parent Mental Day, Graeme visited Mum & Me Angus in Arbroath and the High-5 Club in Monifieth Mum & Me is a long-term nurturing support group for mums in Angus. It is based in the

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