Mental Health

Purpose of the group

This Cross-Party Group (CPG) provides an opportunity for Members of all political parties, outside organisations and members of the public to meet and discuss the shared interest of Scotland's mental health.

Forthcoming meetings

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Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Elizabeth Kirkham

Dr Julie Dunan

Natasha Duke 

Oluwatoyin Opeloyeru

Siyi Chen

Susan  Watson

Thomas Jennings

Hunter Watson 

Ross Cunningham 


SAMH  - secretary



Audit Scotland 


Befriending Networks

Bipolar Scotland

British Psychological Society, Division of Counselling Psychology

Business In The Community 

CAPS Independent Advocacy

Caritas Neuro Solutions Ltd

Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law

Children in Need

Children's Health Scotland 

Church of Scotland Offices

CIPD Scotland 


Deaf Scotland

Equality Network

Feeling Strong 

FJSS Group

Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity 


Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE)

Health in Mind 

Heriot-Watt University

Human Development Scotland

LGTB  Health and Wellbeing

Mellow Parenting 

Mental Health Foundation (MHF)

Mental Health Rights Scotland

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

MOOD Project

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

National Deaf Children's Society 

NUS Scotland

Pagoda Public Relations for British Psychological Society

Paths for All 



Police Scotland

Psychiatric Rights Scotland


Rowan Alba 

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of Nursing

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Rural Mental Health Forum

Salvesen Mindroom Centre 


Scottish Association of Social Work 

Scottish Independence Advocacy Alliance (SIAA)

Scottish Mental Heath Co-Operative 

Scouts Scotland 

See Me

St Andrew's First Aid 


Standard Life 

Support in Mind

SX- Waverley Care

Teapot Trust 

The Health Agency 

The National Lottery Community Fund 

The Prince's Trust 

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists

The Royal College of Psychiatrists 

Theatre Nemo

Turning Point Scotland 

University of Edinburgh - Division of Psychiatry

University of Edinburgh - School of Health in Social Science 

University of Edinburgh Law School 

VOX Scotland 

Wise Women 


Your Voice

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

Please note that some Cross-Party Groups have external organisations that provide secretariat support to the Group. These organisations manage your information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. The links to the privacy policies, of the organisations that have provided them to the Scottish Parliament are available on our website.

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