Mental health social research reports

A selection of social research reports relating to mental health in Scotland


This page presents a selection of social research reports relating to mental health in Scotland. 

Please note: The Mental Health Inpatient Census is published on a separate page.

Other health and social care publications

For other publications relating to health and social care, please see the health and social care analysis page of our website.

Seek help

If you have been affected by any of the issues mentioned on this page, do not hesitate to seek help. A range of organisations that will help are listed below:


Call 116 123 for free (open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Call 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight every day)
Or use CALM webchat service (5pm–midnight every day)

National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK

Call 0800 689 5652 (open 6pm - midnight every day)

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) Information Service

Call 0344 800 0550 (open 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays))

In an emergency, always dial 999


Enquiries relating to publications on this page should be sent to:

All other enquiries should be directed to the Scottish Government’s central enquiry unit: 

Tel: 0300 244 4000
Text Relay Service: 18001+ 0300 244 4000 (service for the hard of hearing)

Scottish Government
St. Andrew's House
Regent Road

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