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Publication - Consultation Paper

Mental Health in Scotland 2016: consultation

Published: 29 Jul 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786523709

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

12 page PDF

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12 page PDF

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Contents
Mental Health in Scotland 2016: consultation
Annex C: How to Respond

12 page PDF

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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:

https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/mental-health-unit/mental-health-in-scotland-a-10-year-vision

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

Mental Health Strategy
Room 3ER
St Andrew's House
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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

MentalHealthStrategy@gov.scot

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 http://breathingspace.scot/

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 http://www.samaritans.org/


Contact

Email: Mental Health Strategy, MentalHealthStrategy@gov.scot