October 20, 2017

Why do Scots have a reputation for the worst health in Western Europe? Join us next Saturday (October 28) to explore the contribution of childhood adversity to our relatively poor health status. Carol Craig, author of The Scots' Crisis of Confidence, will argue ahead of publication this autumn of her new book Hiding in Plain Sight, that the key driver is Scots' greater childhood experience of alcohol, violence, emotional abuse and neglect. Full d...

May 9, 2017

We are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week from May 8 - 14.

​A new survey of mental health across the UK by the Mental Health Foundation highlights how few people are flourishing with good mental health. Published to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week the report is based on interviews with more than 2,200 people.

It finds:

  • 13% of people reported high levels of good mental health

  • 40% have experienced depression

  • 25% have expe...

August 25, 2016

Booking has now opened for our one day seminar on November 22, organised in partnership with Midlothian Sure Start. Taking place in Stirling, Where's Dad? Involving fathers to improve outcomes for children and families takes place as the Year of the Dad draws to a close. The day-long seminar will explore the evidence for why fathers’ involvement matters for health, social care and education services and then explore ways to ensure sustained inclu...

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