Scott Martin Foundation

The Scott Martin Foundation was founded on the 9th February 2021 by Samantha Merrilees, following the sudden and tragic passing of her precious son Scott Peter Martin, aged 16 years.  

Scott was an extremely gifted and promising young boxer as well as a top youth footballer, who spent time on the books of professional clubs such as Scotland BC, Falkirk FC, Hearts BC and Partick Thistle Youth Squad, as well as local clubs Syngenta Juveniles and LK Galaxy. 

Scott’s own struggle with mental health before his tragic passing on 1st January 2021, has left his family devastated but determined to bridge the gap so many young people like Scott find themselves facing and to ensure that some level of support will be offered to sufferers and families while waiting to been seen by a designated clinician or mental health professional.

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