Candidate Toolkit

SAMH is Standing Up for Scotland's Mental Health: more than ever, this needs to be a national priority.

As an election candidate, and prospective MSP we hope we can rely on you to join us in Standing Up for Scotland’s Mental Health.

You can play a key role in helping us bring about change. Here are three easy ways you can show your support.

1. Show your support

Your prospective constituents want to hear about what matters most to you. If you have an online presence, we would encourage you to highlight your support across your channels.

We have created a suite of digital assets, and accompanying copy, so that you can show your commitment to  making mental health a national priority with ease.

Election candidate - social media pack

Everything you need as an election candidate to support Standing Up for Scotland’s Mental Health on social media.

2. Know the facts: Familiarise yourself with our campaign and key asks.

We need a radical new plan for Scotland’s mental health, and we want to see action from our new government within the first parliamentary term.

Did you know that our manifesto is informed by the voices of 2,500 people? To learn more about our asks so that you can create change, read our manifesto or executive summary by clicking the button below:


3. Follow the campaign

To keep up to date with our campaign, you can ensure you're the first to know about the most important development.

You can do this by:

  • Following SAMH on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram 
  • You can also follow #StandUpforMentalHealth across your favourite social media channels for campaign updates

You can also sign up to our campaigner newsletter and updates, click on the button below to sign up: