The Forum involves over 60 organisations, many with expertise in tackling mental health issues and others that have memberships that reach out to all parts of rural Scotland and from the public, private and third sectors.

Through ground-breaking research and this unique Forum, we are dedicated to making rural Scotland a vibrant place where everyone can reach their full potential.


Forum members


Audit Scotland (observer)

Bridge A Gap

British Veterinary Association (Scotland)

CalMac Ferries Ltd

Caraidean Uibhist (Uist Befrienders)

Carers' Trust Scotland


Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Dumfries and Galloway Health and Wellbeing

Dumfries and Galloway LEADER

Forestry Commission Scotland

Forestry Industry Safety Accord

Gamekeepers' Welfare Trust

Glasgow School of Art (The Innovation School)

IED Training Solutions

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LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Network (Greater Glasgow)

Marine Scotland


Moray Wellbeing Hub

National Farmers Union of Scotland (NFUS)

National Union of Students (NUS)

NHS 24

NHS Grampian Public Health

NHS Health Scotland

NHS Highland (Public Health Directorate)

Outside the Box

Paths for All Scotland


Police Scotland

Prince's Countryside Fund

Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland 


RSPB Scotland

Rural Housing Scotland


Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)

Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs (SAYFC)

Scottish Churches Rural Group

Scottish Crofters' Federation

Scottish Dairy Hub

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Government Health Workforce

Scottish Government Rural Communities Policy Team

Scottish Government Social Security Directorate, Disability Benefits

Scottish Land and Estates

Scottish Mountain Rescue

Scottish Patient Safety Programme

Scottish Rural Action

Scottish Tenant Farmers' Association

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Scottish Women's Institute

See Me

Soil Association Scotland

Spirit Advocacy (HUG - Highland Users Group)

Stigma Free Lanarkshire

Support in Mind Scotland

The Scottish Farmer

University of Edinburgh

University of Highlands and Islands

Veterinary Surgeon SAC Highlands and Islands

VOX Scotland



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