Older People and Mental ill-health: Time to address some basic inequalities

Moving blog by Donald Macaskill highlights the challenges and gaps in mental health support facing people over the age of 65 who are living with mental illness Read more

Scottish Parliament Election Manifesto 2021 - Promote, Prevent, Provide

We are proud to support the new Manifesto launched by Scotland's Mental Health Partnership, representing SiMS and 16 other organisations from across the mental health sector. Read more

Run for SiMS at the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

Support in Mind Scotland runners in line to join world's first 100,000-person marathon on 3 October, 2021 Read more

Pandemic affects mental health of 93% living in marginalised rural communities

Marginalised Rural Comminities Report, commissioned by Support in Mind Scotland and the National Rural Mental Health Forum, focuses specifically on LGBT+ people, young carers and refugees and asylum seekers. Read more

Support in Mind Scotland join forces with Scottish ClubSport in exciting new partnership

Support in Mind Scotland have joined forces with Scottish ClubSport in an exciting new partnership aimed at promoting mental health and physical health. Read more

SIMS and Mental Mechanics share common goal

Mental health partnership with football team formed in memory of pal lost to suicide is helping young players to open up about their feelings and emotions Read more

Young adults the loneliest in rural Scotland during Covid

RuralCovidLife survey highlights the psychological, social and financial effects of the Covid-19 restrictions on people living in rural areas Read more

Calling all SiMS Members: Have Your Say in our 2021 Survey

Please help inform our work and priorities by taking a couple of minutes to complete Support in Mind Scotland's 2021 Members' Survey Read more

Christmas Raffle Update

You may have noticed we’ve not been promoting our annual Grand Christmas Raffle. Sadly, we’ve taken the decision not to have one in 2020. Read more

Gatehouse grateful for share of £15m Co-op support for good causes

Local Community Fund and generosity shown by Co-op members over the past 12 months raises £3,868 for garden project at our Sutherland service in Golspie Read more

SiMS delighted with £4000 activpayroll donation

Colleagues brush off disappointment of cancelled events to find new ways of raising a total of £16,000 for their chosen charities - Support in Mind Scotland, Maggie's, Friends of Anchor and Charlie House Read more

Scottish and Arctic experts join forces to discuss rural mental health support

Support in Mind Scotland's Jim Hume and Ros Halley joined Mental Health Minister Clare Haughey as speakers at international event to promote dialogue around tackling challenges facing rural communities Read more

Kirsten Adamson releases inspirational charity single and video for SiMS

Talented daughter of Big Country legend reveals the mental health inspiration behind her powerful new song 'Let Me Live' in aid of Support in Mind Scotland Read more

Funding secures exciting £100,000 expansion of Hearing Voices project

Generous funds from The Robertson Trust, local authority, Digby Brown and a local counselling service has allowed SiMS to extend its successful psychosis support project from Fife into Angus, Perth & Kinross Read more

Scotland Women's Hockey team enjoy Mental Health training

Support in Mind Scotland were delighted to deliver one of our mental health training sessions to the Scotland Women's Hockey team. Jen Wilson, Senior Women's Head Coach, tells us how the team found it. Read more

Inequality a major mental health risk for LGBT people in rural Scotland

New report from LGBTI social policy charity, Equality Network, highlights the true experience of minority stress and heightened poor mental health, a situation which has worsened during the pandemic Read more

Millie's Epic Cycle for Mental Health!

Millie cycled 364.38km over the month of August to raise awareness & funds for mental health. Well done Millie & co! Fantastic work. Read more

SIMS on board for Lothian's Virtual Doors Open Day

We are very proud to be Lothian Buses' Charity of Choice for 2020 and 2021, and our partners kindly invited us along to this year's virtual version of their Doors Open Day. Read more

Face Masks

Available to buy now - our very own Support in Mind Scotland Charity Mental Health Tartan face masks Read more