Health and wellbeing

National Rural Mental Health Forum Seminar


11am - Welcome and Introductions

11:05 Scottish Rural Parliament - Advancing Equality

12:05 LGBT Health and Wellbeing - Tele-friending service

The Scottish Government seek to gather views on specific proposals relating to bovine tuberculosis, including diagnostic testing, cattle movements, isolation requirements and unclean cattle.

The second round of applications for the Rural Community Engagement Fund are now open - you can apply here.

Scottish Mental Health First Aid

This open course is run in partnership with Outfit Moray and welcomes bookings from other Moray third sector organisations. We are delighted to deliver this course at the beautiful Greenbrae Steading in Cummingston.

The mandatory housing measures for poultry and captive birds, which were introduced across the United Kingdom to help stop the spread of bird flu, will be lifted from 00:01 on Monday 2 May 2022, the Chief Veterinary Officers confirmed.

Are you a farmer or a crofter? We want to hear from you!

We are looking for research participants to investigate different aspects of wellbeing in farming and crofting communities.

The Mental Health Foundation is looking for people from all over Scotland with different life experiences and perspectives to join the new Diverse Experiences Advisory Panel for Mental Health and Wellbeing (DEAP). 

Islands Bond Workshop

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a £5 million Islands Bond fund, providing up to £50,000 each for up to 100 households by 2026, by providing financial support for island residents to remain in their community, or to encourage people to move there.

The Baillie Gifford Multi-year Awards fund, aimed at supporting grassroots community groups across Scotland, is now open to applications.

Priority will be given to projects that can demonstrate a fit with one of the following priorities: