Women in the Armed Forces are almost twice as likely to self-harm as their male counterparts, figures from the Ministry of Defence have revealed.
A leading psychiatrist has been appointed to oversee an independent review of the mental health support services available to young people behind bars.
Children with mental health conditions are being “failed” by the NHS and ministers must step up action to increase staff numbers to combat the problem, a group of MPs has said.
Almost half LGBT people in Scotland have experienced depression in the last year, according to new research.
Exhausted and overworked teachers are struggling more and more with stress, a survey has revealed.
A Moray arts charity has launched a new project which aims to raise awareness of mental health problems among men in the region.
Almost 33,000 school staff days were lost in the north and north-east in 2017/18 as teachers struggled with mental health, new figures have revealed.
Mental health campaigners are encouraging more people to reach out to those they believe are struggling ahead of a dedicated Time to Talk day next month.
Young people with mental health difficulties have waited more than 1.7 million days over the treatment time target since it was introduced, new figures indicate.
Scotland’s Mental Health Minister has encouraged people who are experiencing depression, low moods or anxiety over the holidays to seek help.
North-east mum launches crowdfunder to help free son ‘languishing’ in Scotland’s psychiatric hospital
A north-east mum has launched a crowdfunder to battle for her son to be released from Scotland's state psychiatric hospital.
Scotland will recruit an extra 80 mental health professionals to work with children and young people with a £4 million investment.
North woman named wins top BBC sport award after overcoming mental health problems to coach young swimmers
A north woman who gave up her dream of swimming as she endured a battle with her mental health has now been named as one of the country's "unsung heroes".
A north-east group set up to tackle the rising number of suicides has revealed that more than 36,000 people have used a new app since it was launched in 2016.
Thousands of young people with arthritis are at risk of social exclusion and isolation this festive period.
Counsellors in Aberdeen have dealt with rising numbers of children seeking help for anxiety due to struggling to cope with modern day life, it emerged yesterday.
Seven out of 10 teachers feel they lack the training to help pupils with mental health problems – while just over half say the pressures of the job have contributed to them suffering from conditions such as depression and anxiety.
With festive decorations bedecking our cities and villages, Christmas trees aglow and stocking fillers being advertised, you would be forgiven to find it a bit odd that this first week of December is also Anger Awareness Week.
Major new investment is needed to improve some of the most “dilapidated” estates in the NHS and provide more community care for the sickest and most vulnerable mental health patients, a new report said.
A total of 221 young Scots have been waiting more than a year for specialist help with mental health problems, new figures have shown.
Universities must do more to safeguard students’ mental health by contacting the families of those experiencing problems, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.
A man killed his best friend by stabbing him 120 times just two days after being let out of a north-east psychiatric hospital - when doctors decided he was not ill enough to warrant treatment.
Celebrity baker Nadiya Hussain has attacked critics who say she is “jumping on the mental health bandwagon” by talking about her battle with a panic disorder.
Force For Good: Aberdeenshire veteran at forefront of plans to ease suffering of those leaving forces
Christmas can be a difficult time for many people, with memories of lost loved ones and regrets from years gone never far away.
A third of teenagers have thought about harming themselves, a new poll has found.
More than half of under-18s sectioned under mental legislation in Scotland have some form of autism, a North East MSP campaigning for a constituent trapped in Carstairs has discovered.
Police have been left to pick up the pieces amid a national crisis in mental health care, a watchdog report has warned.
Mental health provision for young people entering Polmont Young Offenders Institution will be reviewed after two suicides in four months.
A third of schoolgirls with mental health problems have self-harmed or attempted suicide, rising to more than half of sixth-form girls, new research has revealed.
The number of children suffering from emotional distress is “increasing exponentially”, the chair of specialist taskforce reviewing mental health care for youngsters has warned.
One in eight children and young people aged between five and 19 had a mental disorder in England in 2017, according to a major report.
The Duke of Cambridge has opened up about his own experiences of feeling “very sad and very down” while working for the air ambulance.