World Mental Health Day 10/10/19

World Mental Health Day, an international celebration, will be celebrated on 10 October. SiMS plans to organise and support events across Scotland to mark the occasion. Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May)

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image. Read more

Living with schizophrenia and psychosis in Scotland

View the findings of Support in Mind Scotland’s “Living with Schizophrenia” survey published April 2015 Read more

The work of Carer Involvement Groups

A short film with interviews of carers about their lives and the work done through Carers Involvement Groups Read more

What is Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness characterised by significant mood swings including manic highs (mania) and depressive lows (depression). It used to be known as manic depression. Read more

SDS (Self Directed Support)

Self Directed Support (SDS) is the new way of receiving support from social care services. It is designed to enable people to have more choice and control over their support planning and delivery. Read more

For MH professionals: supporting relatives & informal carers

The top tips cards were produced in partnership by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and Support in Mind Scotland. Read more