Welcome to Mental Health Research UK.   
We are the first UK charity dedicated to raising funds for research into mental illnesses, their causes and cures.

Mental Health Research UK pledges to give at least 95% of all donations received to research.

Mental Health Research UK's sole purpose is to ensure people with mental illnesses have the best chance in life. Transforming lives, funding research into the causes of mental illnesses to make a long-term difference.


Click the button to Donate directly into our CAF Bank Account either lump sum or monthly. Our Charity No. is 1125538

All our work begins with you

What Research are you funding and how do we apply ?

The PhD Scholarships we are currently funding

Are you a researcher looking for funding? Can we help?

The  2023 PhD Scholarship Competition is Now Closed

PhD Competition

MD (Res) awards we are currently funding

Take part in an event or fundraise in your own way
Women's Race

Need ideas for fundraising?  Want to know what to do next, download our 

Fundraising Guide.pdf. 


What challenge could you set yourself to make a long term difference to those affected by mental health issues


We have three Campaigns, 1000 Supporters, COVID-19 and Brighten Up on World Mental Health Day

Latest News


We have three places for the Great North Run on 11th September 2022. If you are interested in running and raising valuable funds for Mental Health Research UK, please register your interest with trustees@mhruk.org.

Fundraise for our new campaign for research into psychological trauma
arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: 

Donate here