Normal/Madness: a young woman's journey of understanding schizophrenia

Fiona Geddes is a Scottish actor and playwright. This spring she will be taking her debut show, Norm...

SMHAFF Writing Competition Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that the SMHAFF Writing Competition is now open for 2015! The competiti...

Interview with Hannah McGill: Representing madness and creativity in cinema

The Dust of Everyday Life, a symposium on the arts, mental health, stigma and social justice, took p...

Writing to recovery

Writing about mental health issues has never been more popular than it is today. New media forms, in...

Interview with Lauren Stonebanks from CAPS Advocacy

The Dust of Everyday Life, a symposium on the arts, mental health, stigma and social justice, took p...

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

The 2015 Festival will take place from the 10th - 31st October. The full programme will be announced on the 1st September 2015. 

The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, led by the Mental Health Foundation, is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The Festival takes place across Scotland, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.

Check out last years Festival trailer (2014):

SMHAFF 2014 trailer from SMHAFF on Vimeo.