Mental Health in Scotland 2016: consultation

Consultation seeking comments on work already done with major stakeholders in preparation for the next Mental Health Strategy.

Annex C: How to Respond

We are seeking views on our proposed actions to transform mental health in Scotland.

We are inviting written responses to this engagement paper by 16 September 2016. Please reply using the Scottish Government's Citizen Space website at the link below:

If you wish to send a hard copy of your response please send it to:

Mental Health Strategy
Room 3ER
St Andrew's House

If you have any queries, please send them by e-mail to:

What Happens Next

All responses will be collated for review by the Scottish Government. Those who have participated in the engagement process will receive a copy of the new Mental Health Strategy when it is published.

Sources of Support

Breathing Space offers free and confidential advice for people experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety, whatever the cause. Breathing Space can be contacted on 0800 83 85 87, 6pm to 2am Monday to Thursday; and 6pm Friday through the weekend to 6am Monday. Calls to Breathing Space are free from landlines and from mobile networks.

See also

Samaritans provide confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day, for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair. They can be contacted free of charge on 116 123.

See also


Email: Mental Health Strategy,

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