The Scottish Government's Choose Life strategy was launched in December 2002 and forms a key part of the National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-Being in Scotland.
Scottish Government's Housing and Regeneration directorate
All new information relating to housing, including the Housing (Scotland) Act, can be found in the housing and regeneration section of the Scottish Government's website or the Scottish Housing regulator's website.
see me ....
The 'see me' campaign was launched in October 2002 to challenge stigma and discrimination around mental ill-health in Scotland.
Healthy Working Lives
Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives provides a national award programme (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Mental Health & Wellbeing Commendation Awards) which rewards employers who demonstrate commitment to improving the health and ultimately the performance of their workforce.
Health and Wellbeing in Schools
The Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007 and related documents describe the expectations upon individuals, schools and local authorities for promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people. This legislation builds upon the work of health promoting schools and other initiatives.
Scottish Recovery Network
The Scottish Recovery Network aims to engage communities across Scotland in debate on how best to promote and support recovery from long-term mental health problems.
wellscotland.info - a positive start to a healthier mind
The Scottish Government's National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-being is driving a change in knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards mental health. Positive mental health is essential if Scotland is to enjoy a healthier future.
Moodjuice Forth Valley is an Internet site developed by Choose Life Falkirk and the Adult Clinical Psychology Service, NHS Forth Valley. The site is designed to offer information, advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions.
To provide a focus for the 60th Anniversary, The Scottish Government will be holding a number of national events and NHS Boards are also organising activity at local level. The Scottish Government have also launched a 60th Anniversary website and details of events can be found there, along with a fascinating history of the NHS in Scotland and a catalogue of personal stories.
National health information service providing a coordinated approach and a single source of quality assured health and care information for the public in Scotland. A dedicated mental health and wellbeing zone was launched in January 2012.