Opportunity details

Engaging services: Understanding barriers and facilitators to engagement with specialist mental health services for young people.

SMYLE: Supporting Mental health services for Young peopLE

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Full description:

The aim of the SMYLE study is to explore barriers and facilitators to engagement with mental health services for young people in Scotland with a view to making recommendations to underpin future service delivery. We are currently looking for young people (12-25 years), parents/caregivers and professionals who work in the area of mental health who would like to get involved to help us design the next steps of the study. We are asking participants to share their views in our discussion forum.

Date from

29th July 2020

Date to

15th August 2020


Glasgow Caledonian University

This study is carried out at the School of Health and Life Science of Glasgow Caledonian University and is conducted by researchers of the Parenting and Family Support Research Group.





Children and young people
Mental health



Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Our website provides an overview of support services for young people's mental health and sign posts to useful resources on how to look after your mental health. Participants may also have to opportunity to be involved again at a later stage of the SMYLE study.


Every participant will receive a £10 Amazon voucher as a thank you for their time.


All research is carried out online and get be done from home. We don't expect there to be any expenses for study participants.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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