We are the UK’s leading mental health research, policy and service improvement charity.
We share the vision of the pioneering doctors and scientists who began our organisation more than sixty years ago: a world where we all live mentally healthier lives.
1 in 4 British adults experiences a mental health problem each year and yet the stigma that continues to surround mental health means that too few people ask for help or receive it at the right time.
We are governed by a Board of Trustees which sets the strategic direction, monitors the delivery of our objectives and upholds our values and good governance. They also guide, advise and support the Chief Executive, who leads the Senior Management Team which has executive responsibility for delivery of our vision and purpose.
To help us all live mentally healthier lives
To help people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems
This paper (PDF) summarises the overarching strategic vision for the Mental Health Foundation and Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, for the three year strategic cycle 2011 to 2014.
The Mental Health Foundation is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Our trustees develop strategy, provide leadership and make sure we achieve our vision.