Creating Mental
Health Standards
We want every industry to provide mental health support to individuals the moment they need it Our Mission
Research and
Development
We conduct research and impact studies Our Mission
Outreach and Partnerships Extend our reach through partnerships with corporate, non profit and individuals Our Mission

Working to create Mental Health standards

Please help us to achieve our goal by donating or volunteering
Why We're Here

Why We're Here

78% of students experience Mental Health difficulties, 33% have suicidal thoughts
Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Your donation can help us achieve our goal and improve Mental Health standards
Volunteering

Volunteering

Apply for one of our volunteering roles if you would like to get involved
Achievements

Achievements

See the list of achievements and milestones we’ve reached so far at Grae Matta

Our Focus

Mental Health Standards
We create and utilise existing frameworks from both Government, private and third sectors, assisting in development
Research & Development
We conduct research and impact studies as requested by the industries we work with, collaborating with other organisations
Outreach & Partnership
Extend our reach through partnerships with corporate, non profit and individuals who share similar goals with us
Our vision is for every individual in higher education and the workplace to have access to appropriate mental health support the moment they need it

You Can Help Make A Difference

Donate
Any donation you can make to help support our goal to improve standards will go a long way
Join Us
Have a look through our open volunteer roles or contact us about the advistory board
Give Monthly
You can set up regular donations via our donate button, or contact us to have a chat about how
Globally, research shows
10.7%
of people suffer from a Mental Health disorder
In the UK
75%
of problems are established by the age of 24
Mental ill health costs
95bn
pounds every year in the UK, nearly 4% of GDP
Ill Mental Health increased
500%
with students since 2010, waiting up to 3 months for help
Grae Matta Foundation is in the unique position of partnering with the British Standards Institute (BSI), the largest standards agency in the Commonwealth. Our immediate focus is to work in partnership with the BSI to create the UK’s first national standard on how to access mental health services at every stage of an individual’s journey in higher education

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2020 is recognised by the World Health Organisation each year on the 10th of October and this years theme is “Mental Health For All”

This year’s day is during extraordinary times as all of our lives have changed considerably due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, there have been many challenges and difficulties for students adapting to online classes; health care workers providing care; workers who have lost their jobs and all others who have found the recent months a huge strain on their Mental wellbeing

Some of our team here have reflected on what Grae Matta means to them