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

10 March 2020 at 6pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4) 

27 May 2020 at 6pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5) 

Next meeting: 17 December 2019

This meeting will be held at 6pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Dr Julie Dunan

Elizabeth Kirkham

Jane Robbins

Katy Macfarlane

Oluwatoyin Opeloyeru

Shalhavit-Simcha Cohen

Susan Morris


SAMH  - secretary



Audit Scotland


Big Lottery Fund

Bipolar Scotland

British Psychological Society

Business in the Community Scotland

CAPS Independent Advocacy

Caritas Neuro Solutions Ltd

Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law

Children in Need

Church of Scotland



Fair Justice System for Scotland (FJSS)

General Medical Council

Health in Mind

Howard League

Human Development Scotland

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Mellow Parenting

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Rights Scotland

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

MOOD Project

National Deaf Children’s Society

NUS Scotland

Paths for All



Police Scotland

Psychiatric Rights Scotland

Rowan Alba

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of Nursing

Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Scottish Association of Social Workers (SASW)

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA)

Scouts Scotland

See Me

St Andrew’s First Aid


Standard Life part of the Phoenix Group

Support in Mind

Teapot Trust

The Prince’s Trust

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Salvation Army

The Salvesen Mindroom Centre

Theatre Nemo

Turning Point

University of Edinburgh – Division of Psychiatry

University of Glasgow – Social and Public Health Sciences


Waverly Care



Get involved

Next meeting:
17 December 2019


[email protected]



James Dornan MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5681 

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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