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Mental Health

This Cross-party group's purpose:

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 and wellbeing.
Everyone has mental health and this CPG provides a forum to bring people with an interest in mental health together and explore issues pertaining to 
mental health in more detail.

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Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Ann Menzies

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Oliver Mundell


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Dumfriesshire (Constituency)

Beatrice Wishart


Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Shetland Islands (Constituency)

Sharon Dowey


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Craig Hoy


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Carol Mochan


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Audrey Nicoll


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeen South and North Kincardine (Constituency)

Paul Sweeney


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Tess White


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Elizabeth Kirkham

Harriette Campbell

Harry McGregor

Hunter  Watson

Jeannette Miller 

Jeremy Dixon 

Jenny Ferguson

Jordan Anderson 

Julie Dunan

Natasha Duke

Oluwatoyin Opeloyeru

Patricia Rodger

Ross Cunningham

Ross McPhaden

Shirley Wishart

Siyi Chen

Susan Watson

Thomas Jennings


SAMH – secretary

Age Scotland

ALLIANCE, Scottish Sensory Hub


Audit Scotland


Beat Scotland

Befriending Networks

Bpolar Edinburgh 

Bipolar Scotland

British Psychological Society, Division of Counselling Psychology

Business In The Community

CAPS Independent Advocacy

Carers Scotland

Caritas Neuro Solutions Ltd

Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law

Change Mental Health

Children in Need

Children's Health Scotland

Church of Scotland Offices

CIPD Scotland


Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

Cystic Fibrosis Trust 

Diabetes Scotland

ENABLE Scotland

Equality Network

Everyone’s Business Campaign, Maternal Health Alliance

Feeling Strong


FJSS Group


Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE)

Health in Mind

Heriot-Watt University

Human Development Scotland

Jeannette Miller

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

LGBT Youth Scotland 

Mellow Parenting

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Rights Scotland

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland


MOOD Project

National Counselling Society

National Deaf Children's Society

NUS Scotland

Pagoda Public Relations for British Psychological Society

Paths for All


Patients Advocacy Service 



Playlist for Life 

Police Scotland

Psychologists for Social Change 

Psychiatric Rights Scotland


Recovery Inverclyde Mental Health

Rowan Alba

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Rural Mental Health Forum

Salvesen Mindroom Centre


Scottish Ambulance Service

Scottish Association of Social Work

Scottish Autism 

Scottish Independence Advocacy Alliance (SIAA)

Scottish Mental Heath Co-Operative

Scouts Scotland

Secure 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

University of Edinburgh, Usher Institute

University of Glasgow, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit

VOX Scotland

Wise Women

Words that Carry On 


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